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Rules for First Sitting of National Assembly Released


Office of the Chief Justice 10 April 2019 Rules prescribing the procedure for the election of the President of South Africa and Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly…

NDPP Investigating Directorate Set Up


The Presidency 4 April 2019 An Investigating Directorate in the Office of the National Director of Public Prosecutions has been established. The proclamation announcing the establishment was published in Government…

Code of Conduct for Legal Practitioners Set Down


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development 3 April 2019 The code of conduct for legal practitioners is in place. The Legal Practice Council published the final code in Government Gazette…

Additional Courts Designated for Mediation Rules


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development 1 April 2019 Additional magistrates’ courts have been designated for the application of mediation rules. The justice and constitutional development department published the designation…

Booklet on National Action Plan to Combat Racism Released


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development 27 March 2019 A booklet on the National Action Plan to Combat Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance (NAP) has been released. The…

Amendments Proposed to Prescription Act


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development 19 March 2019 Amendments are proposed to the Prescription Act of 1969. The justice and constitutional development department has published the Draft Prescription in…

National Action Plan to Combat Racism Released


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development 18 March 2019 The National Action Plan to Combat Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance (NAP) has been released. Cabinet approved the NAP…

Traditional Courts Bill Sent to NCOP


Parliament 13 March 2019 The Traditional Courts Bill has been passed by the national assembly and sent to the national council of province for concurrence. The bill was tabled in…

Section 14 of Courts of Law Amendment Act in Effect.


The Presidency 12 March 2019 Section 14 of the Courts of Law Amendment Act is now in effect. The proclamation was published in Government Gazette 42297. The act, except for…