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Criminal and Related Matters Amendment Bill Tabled


Parliament The Criminal and Related Matters Amendment Bill has been tabled in parliament. The draft bill was published for comment at the end of February 2020. The bill aims to…

Rules for the Conduct of Proceedings in Special Tribunals Amended


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development Rules for the Conduct of Proceedings in the Special Tribunals have been amended. The justice and constitutional development department published the amended Rules in…

Parliament Shortlists Five Candidates for Information Regulator


Parliament The portfolio committee on justice and correctional services seeks comment on the shortlisted five candidates to fill the vacancy at the Information Regulator. In a statement, the committee confirmed…

Sexual Offences Amendment Bill Tabled


Parliament The Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act Amendment Bill has been tabled in parliament. The draft bill was published for comment in March 2020. The bill…

Protection of Personal Information


Draft bill full text Access to the draft bill on the South African Law Reform Commission website Year of publication 2005 Explanatory Summary Published in GG 32495 of 14 August…

Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund Board Seeks Members


Legal Practice Council The Legal Practice Council seeks nominations of practising attorneys and advocates for election to the Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund Board. Published in Government Gazette 43619, the call…

Legal Practice Council Seeks Comment on Draft Language Policy


Legal Practice Council The South African Legal Practice Council (LPC) seeks comment on a draft language policy. Published in Government Gazette 43613, the draft language policy is designed to improve…

Draft Amendments to Legal Practice Act Regulations Drawn Up


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development The justice and constitutional development department seeks comment on draft amendments to Legal Practice Act Regulations. Comment on the proposed amendments is invited until…

Rules Board for Courts of Law Adjusts Fees


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development Fees and tariffs related to the Rules Board for Courts of Law Act have been amended. The justice and constitutional development department published the…