July 17 (Reuters) – A few of South Africa’s high banks have agreed to scrap clauses that prevented their regulation companies from representing clients in actual property disputes with the banks, the nation’s competitors regulator stated on Friday. The watchdog stated Normal Bank, Investec, FNB and Nedbank Group Ltd had agreed to take away such clauses from their contracts with regulation companies. Most South African banks take authorized recommendation for mortgage and property transactions – generally known as conveyancing providers – and have insisted the regulation companies mustn’t symbolize anybody towards the bank on such issues. This has decreased alternative for shoppers in the event that they needed to sue a bank over a property associated matter, doubtlessly placing them at a drawback towards the banks. “…it was agreed that contractual clauses that prevented law firms appointed to provide conveyancing services from acting against the banks on any matter should be removed,” the competitors fee stated in a press release. (Reporting by Promit Mukherjee in Johannesburg and Aby Jose Koilparambil in Bengaluru; Modifying by Mark Potter)Our Requirements:The Thomson Reuters Belief Rules.