Departmental Structure: Constitutional Development

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Deputy Director-General

Ms Gabriella La Foy
Tel: 012 406 4817
Email: GLaFoy@justice.gov.za


Chief Directorate: International Legal Relations

Functions:
* Regular liaison with SADC states.
* Co-ordinating all Commonwealth matters pertaining to the administration of justice.
* Interacting with other international bodies, such as the UN, the Hague Conference and the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law.
* Interacting with foreign states outside the SADC region.
* Negotiating extradition and mutuallegal-assistance agreements with other countries/international bodies.
* Preparing Cabinet and Parliament documentation for the ratification of human-rights treaties, including report writing.
* Processing requests for extradition, mutual legal assistance in criminal matters, Interrogatory commisSions and service of process.
* Processing requests for maintenance in terms of the Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Act, 1963 (Act 80 of 1963).

Chief Director
John Makhubele
Tel: 012 315 1658 /9
Fax: 012 315 4583
E-mail: JMakhubele@justice.gov.za

Directorate: Africa and SADC Matters

  • Director
    Herman Van Heerden
    Tel: 012 315 1657, Fax: 086 682 6785, E-mail: HVanHeerden@justice.gov.za

Directorate: Extradition and Mutual Legal Support

  • Director
    Dumazi Marivate
    Tel: 012 357 8516, Fax: 012 315 1557, E-mail: DMarivate@justice.gov.za
  • Deputy Director
    Nthateng Matima
    Tel: 012 357 8581, Fax: 086 507 7562, E-mail: nmatima@justice.gov.za

Directorate: Global, Continental and Regional Matters

  • Director
    Vacant

Chief Directorate: TRC

Functions:
* The coordination o victim support, rehabilitation, reparation projects and the rendering of legal services.     
* Liaising with the state departments, the private sector and other bodies relevant to the TRC process.     
* The rendering of general administrative and financial support services on TRC programmes.

Chief Director
Dr Mochubela Seekoe
Tel: 012 406 4826
Fax: 012 3578570
E-mail: mseekoe@justice.gov.za

Directorate:  Stakeholder Information

  • Director
    Lufuno Mmbadi
    Tel: 012 357 4678, Fax: 012 357 8570, E-mail: lmmbadi@justice.gov.za
  • Deputy Director
    Thapelo Mokushane
    Tel: 012 357 8173, Fax: 086 629 2966, E-mail: tmokushane@justice.gov.za

Directorate:  National Forum Against Racism (Secretariat of the NFAR)

  • Director
    Nthabiseng Sepanya Mogale
    Tel: 012 357 8105, Fax: 012 357 8045