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Policy Framework on Sexual Offences in Pipeline


Department of Justice and Constitutional DevelopmentThe justice and constitutional development department has indicated that the national policy framework on the management of sexual offences matters will soon be presented to…

Child Justice Policy Framework Published for Comment


Department of Justice and Constitutional DevelopmentThe justice and constitutional development department has published the national policy framework on child justice in the Government Gazette for public comment. The framework is…

Launch of Environmental Courts


Water and Environmental AffairsEnvironmental courts are to be launched "in the near future" to address water crime. Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Bulyelwa Sonjica, announced this at an Agri…

Regional Courts Amendment Legislation Now in Effect


Department of Justice and Constitutional DevelopmentThe Jurisdiction of Regional Courts Amendment Act has now come into effect. According to a notice published in the Government Gazette, the Act came into…

Justice Department Highlights Key Provisions in Stalking Bill


Department of Justice and Constitutional DevelopmentThe justice and constitutional development department briefed the national assembly's justice committee on the Protection from Harassment Bill in Parliament. Key provisions in the bill…

Draft Child Justice National Policy Framework Tabled in Parliament


Department of Justice and Constitutional DevelopmentA draft child justice national policy framework (NPF) has been tabled in Parliament. The justice and constitutional development department briefed the portfolio committee on justice…