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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…

Cannabis for Private Purposes


Year of publication 2020 Publication of explanatory summary Published in GG 43595 of 07 August 2020   Copies of the bill also available @ http://www.justice.gov.za and http://www.pmg.org.za  

Lamola Shines Light on Domestic Violence Amendment Act


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development The Online Web Portal for Domestic Violence Applications for Protection Orders has been developed. The justice and correctional services minister, Ronald Lamola, confirmed this…

Lower Courts


Draft bill full text Full text of the bill is available @: https://justice.gov.za/legislation/bills/bills.htm Year of publication 2022 Publication for public comment (draft bill) Invitation for public comment available @: https://justice.gov.za/legislation/invitations/20220429-LowerCourtsBill-MagistratesBill.pdf

Magistrates


Draft bill full text Memorandum on the objects of the bill are available @: https://justice.gov.za/legislation/bills/bills.htm Year of publication 2022 Publication for public comment (draft bill) Published in GG 46088 of 25…

Magistrates Bill and Lower Courts Bill Under the Spotlight


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development The enactment of the Draft Magistrates Bill and the Draft Lower Courts Bill will be the “culmination of a significant milestone in the administration…

Sexual Offences Courts Under the Spotlight


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development Sexual offences courts continue to be set up in line with the Regulations relating to Sexual Offences Courts. The deputy minister of justice and…

Muslim Marriages


Draft bill full text Access for Policy Documents subscribers, or purchase this document Year of publication 2009

Draft Determination on Intermediaries Drawn Up


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development A draft determination of persons or category or class of persons who are competent to be appointed as intermediaries has been drawn up. The…

DOJCD Shines Light on Child Justice Amendment Act


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development The justice and constitutional development department anticipates that the Child Justice Amendment Act and the Draft Regulations will come into effect by 30 June…