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Chief Justice Determines Judiciary Day

August 1, 2019

Office of the Chief Justice

1 August 2019

Judiciary Day is set down for 3 October 2019.

The Office of the Chief Justice published the date in Government Gazette 42605.

According to the notice, the directive enjoys the majority support of the Heads of Court as required in section 8(5) of the Superior Courts Act.

Judiciary Day is an annual event in which the Chief Justice presents the Judiciary Annual Performance Report and delivers an address on the state of the Judiciary.

Meanwhile, in Notice 401, the Office of the Chief Justice published the court terms of the Superior Courts for the period 2021 to 2027.

The court terms do not apply to the Constitutional Court, Supreme Court of Appeal and the Labour Appeal Court.

According to the notice, the “court terms for the Constitutional Court, Supreme Court of Appeal and Labour Appeal Court remain as contained in the Rules regulating the conduct of proceedings in those respective Courts”.