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Public Nominations for Chief Justice Invited


The Presidency President Ramaphosa has called for public nominations for the position of Chief Justice of South Africa. In a statement, the presidency indicated that, in order to “promote transparency…

Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech


Draft bill full text Text available on the Department of Justice and Correctional Services website Year of publication 2016 Publication for comment (draft bill) Invitation for comment available on the…

Parliament Gives Green Light to GBV Bills


Parliament Parliament has passed the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act Amendment Bill and the Domestic Violence Amendment Bill and sent them to president Ramaphosa for assent.…

PAIA Description for DST Drawn Up


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development The Promotion of Access to Information Act description for the science and technology department has been drawn up. The justice and constitutional development department…

Parliament Passes Criminal and Related Matters Bill


Parliament The Criminal and Related Matters Amendment Bill has been passed by parliament and sent to president Ramaphosa for assent. The bill was tabled in parliament in August 2020. The…