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Prescription Amendment Bill Heading for Parliament


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development 25 November 2019 The Draft Prescription in Civil and Criminal Matters (Sexual Offences) Amendment Bill of 2019 is heading for parliament. The justice and…

Draft Policy on Community Advice Office on the Cards


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development 18 November 2019 A draft policy paper focused on the regulation of the Community Based Advice Office sector is under development. The deputy minister…

Recognition of Customary Marriages Bill Sent to NHTL


Parliament 11 November 2019 The Recognition of Customary Marriages Amendment Bill has been sent to the National House of Traditional Leaders (NHTL) for comment. The bill was tabled in parliament…

Parliament Seeks Comment on Judicial Matters Amendment Bill


Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services 1 November 2019 The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services seeks comment on the Judicial Matters Amendment Bill. The bill was tabled…

Promotion of Access to Information Amendment Bill Tabled


Parliament 1 November 2019 The Promotion of Access to Information Amendment Bill has been tabled in parliament. The proposed legislation was drawn up by the portfolio committee on justice and…

Eight Candidates for DPP Shortlisted


Parliament 25 October 2019 Eight candidates for the position of the Deputy Public Protector (DPP) have been shortlisted. In a statement, the portfolio committee on justice and correctional services confirmed…

Rules Regulating the Conduct of the High Court Amended


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development 22 October 2019 Rules regulating the conduct of the High Court have been amended. The justice and constitutional development department published the amended rules…

Tariff Policy and Mediation Policy Under Construction


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development 17 October 2019 The Tariff Policy and Mediation Policy is receiving urgent attention and will be presented to cabinet for consideration in due course.…