Legislation

Government Gazette Notices & Proclamations 2014

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  • Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Act: Commencement, GG 38376, P 89, 30 Dec 2014
  • Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act: Establishment of additional services for victims of sexual and compulsory HIV testing of alleged sex offenders, GG 38332, GoN 1020, 12 Dec 2014
  • Child Justice Act: Establishment of Nerina One-Stop Child Justice Centre and defining its area of jurisdiction, GG 38334, GoN 1022, 12 Dec 2014
  • Magistrates' Courts Act: Appointment of Nerina One-Stop Child Justice Centre as place for holding of court, GG 38334, GoN 1021, 12 Dec 2014
  • Recognition of Customary Marriages Act: Further period for registration of customary marriages section 4(3)(a) up to 31 December 2016, GG 38290, GoN 1000, 12 Dec 2014
  • Recognition of Customary Marriages Act: Further period for registration of customary marriages section 4(3)(b) up to 31 December 2016, GG 38290, GoN 1001, 12 Dec 2014
  • Sheriffs Amendment Act: Commencement of section 7, 8 and 9, GG 38307, RG 10334, P 84, 11 Dec 2014
  • Small Claims Court Act: Establishment of small claims court for Moorreesburg and Piketberg areas, GG 38302, GoN 992, 08 Dec 2014
  • Small Claims Court Act: Establishment of small claims court for Pofadder area, GG 38302, GoN 991, 08 Dec 2014
  • Small Claims Court Act: Establishment of small claims court for Nkandla area, GG 38302, GoN 990, 08 Dec 2014
  • Constitution of the Republic of South Africa: Transfer of administration of and powers and functions entrusted by legislation to Minister of Communications and Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, GG 38280, P 79, 02 Dec 2014
  • Criminal Procedure Act: Designation of correctional facility: Modderbee Remand Detention Facility, GG 38273, GoN 967, 28 Nov 2014
  • Criminal Procedure Amendment Act: Commencement of Section 1: Magisterial sub-district of Tembisa, GG 38273, P 78, 28 Nov 2014
  • Magistrates' Courts Act: Mbibana Magisterial District area of jurisdiction: Amendment, GG 38272, GoN 966, 28 Nov 2014
  • Magistrates' Courts Act: Places of sitting and periodical courts in Gauteng and North West Province: Withdrawal, GG 38271, GoN 965, 28 Nov 2014
  • Sheriffs Act: Description of service areas in respect of sheriffs affected by rationalisation of magisterial districts, GG 38269, GoN 963, 28 Nov 2014
  • Magistrates' Courts Act: Appointment of places of sitting and periodical courts for Gauteng and North West Province, GG 38268, GoN 962, 28 Nov 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims courts: Gauteng and North West Province, GG 38262, GoN 961, 28 Nov 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims courts: Aliwal North and Lady Grey, GG 38262, GoN 959, 28 Nov 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of a small claims court: Uniondale, GG 38262, GoN 958, 28 Nov 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of a small claims court: Heidelberg, GG 38262, GoN 957, 28 Nov 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of a small claims court: Mount Ayliff, GG 38262, GoN 956, 28 Nov 2014
  • Publication of explanatory summary of the Judicial Matters Amendment Bill, 2014, GG 38248, GoN 1078, 25 Nov 2014
  • Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act (32/2007): Publication of explanatory summary of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Amendment Bill, 2014, GG 38243, GoN 1076, 24 Nov 2014
  • Administration of Estates Act (66/1965): Determination of amounts for purposes of sections 18 (3), 80 and 90 of the Act & Intestate Succession Act (81/1987): Fixing of amount for purposes of section 1(1)(c)(i) of the Act, GG 38238, Vol 593, R 920 & R921, 24 Nov 2014
  • Regulations relating to Assistance to Victims in respect of Higher Education & Training (R852) and Basic Education (R853): Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act, 1995, GG 38157, RG 10305, Vol 593, R 852 & R 853, 03 Nov 2014
  • Rules Board for Courts of Law Act (107/1985): Districts and subdistricts for impelemtnation of Rules on Mediation, GG 38164, No 855, 31 Oct 2014
  • Rules Board for Courts of Law Act (107/1985): Fees payable to mediators, qualification, standards and levels of mediators, GG 38163, No 854, 31 Oct 2014
  • Magistrate’s Courts Act (32/1944): Definition of local limits of districts created in respect of the Gauteng and North West Provinces, GG 38170, No 861, 31 Oct 2014
  • Magistrate's Courts Act (32/1944): Creation of sub-districts and the establishments of detached courts in respect of the said sub-districts, GG 38169, No 860, 31 Oct 2014
  • Magistrates’ Courts Act (32/1944): Withdrawal of notices creating detached courts, GG 38168, No 859, 31 Oct 2014
  • Magistrate's Courts Act (32/1944): Amendment of area of jurisdiction of New Brighton, GG 38167, No 858, 31 Oct 2014
  • Magistrates’ Courts Act (32/1944): Variation of Government Notice No. 670 of 2010, GG 38166, No 857, 31 Oct 2014
  • Magistrates’ Courts Act, 1944 (Act No. 32 of 1944): Annexation of District of Lehurutshe to be part of Zeerust Sub- District, GG 38165, No 856, 31 Oct 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims courts for the areas of Paarl and Wellington and withdrawal of Government Notice No.2400 of 30 October 1987, GG 38140, GoN 841, 30 Oct 2014
  • Small Claims Court Act: Establishment of Small Claims Court for the Impendle area, GG 38140, GoN 843, 29 Oct 2014
  • Small Claims Court: Establishment of a small claims court for Murraysburg area, GG 38140, GoN 844, 29 Oct 2014
  • Small Claims Court Act: Establishment of small claims courts for the areas of Vredenburg and Hopefield and withdrawal of Government Notice No.72 of 18 January 1991, GG 38140, GoN 842, 29 Oct 2014
  • Insolvency Act: Appointment of insolvency practitioners policy, GG 38088 GoN 798, 17 Oct 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Alteration of area for small claims court for Port Elizabeth, GG 38088 GoN 799, 17 Oct 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims courts for Beaufort, Adelaide and Bedford areas, GG 38088 GoN 800, 17 Oct 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims courts Lulekani, Phalaborwa and Namakgale areas, GG 38088 GoN 801, 17 Oct 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims court for Peaston area, GG 38032 GoN 754, 03 Oct 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims courts for Tygerberg, Goodwood and Kuils River areas and withdrawal of Government Notice No. 2162 of 2 October 1987, GG 38032 GoN 753, 03 Oct 2014
  • Commissions Act 8 of 1947: Amendment of terms of reference of commission of inquiry into the tragic incidents at or near the area commonly known as the Marikana mine in Rustenburg, North West Province, South Africa published in Proc 50 in GG 35680 of 12 September 2012 published with effect from 30 September 2014, GG 38030 Proc 66, 26 Sep 2014
  • Legal Practice Act, 2014 (Act 28 of 2014), GG 38022 GoN 740, 22 Sep 2014
  • Criminal Procedure Act: Designation of correctional facilities: Kroonstad Correctional Centre and Witbank Correctional Centre, GG 38020 RG 10276 GoN 738, 19 Sep 2014
  • Criminal Procedure Amendment Act: Section 1: Commencement in respect of the magisterial districts of Phuthadithjaba and Witbank, GG 38020 RG 10276 P 65, 19 Sep 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims court for Senekal area and withdrawal of Government Notice No. 118 of February 2014, GG 37979 GoN 705, 12 Sep 2014
  • Justices of the Peace and Commissioners of Oaths Act: Designations of commissioners of oaths, GG 37980 RG 10262 GoN 700, 12 Sep 2014
  • Supreme Court Act: Proclamation of Botshabelo Magistrate Court in the Motheo District Municipality in the Free State Province as one of the circuit court venues of the Free State GG 37958 GeN 743, 05 Sep 2014
  • Criminal Procedure Act: Declaration of peace officers in terms of Meat Safety Act for Gauteng GG 37968 RG 10256 GoN 692, 03 Sep 2014
  • Criminal Procedure Act: Declaration of peace officers: Inspector appointed in terms of KwaZulu-Natal Liquor Licensing Act and Western Cape Liquor Act GG 37968 RG 10256 GoN 691, 02 Sep 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims court for Calitzdorp area GG 37889 GoN 605, 08 Aug 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims court for Glen Grey area GG 37889 GoN 604, 08 Aug 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims courts for Southern Harts and Christiana areas and withdrawal of Government Notice No.323 of 23 February 1990 GG 37889 GoN 603, 08 Aug 2014
  • Magistrate's Courts Act: Rules regulating the conduct of proceedings of magistrates' courts of South Africa: Amendment (Invitation to submit comments on the accreditation norms and standards for Mediators) GG 37883 GeN 598, 01 Aug 2014
  • Child Justice Act: Categories of persons competent to conduct evaluations of criminal capacity of children: Comments invited GG 37877 GeN 583 - comments by 29 Aug 2014, 28 Jul 2014
  • Magistrates' Courts Act: Creation of subdistricts and appointment of a place within the subdistrict for holding of a court GG 37850 GoN 573, 18 Jul 2014
  • Magistrates' Courts Act: Creation of magisterial districts and establishment of district courts for Gauteng and North West Province GG 37849 GoN 572, 18 Jul 2014
  • Rules Board for Courts of Law Act: Magistrates' Courts: Rules: Conduct of proceedings: Amendment GG 37848 GoN 571, 18 Jul 2014
  • Magistrates' Courts Act: Creation of magisterial districts and establishment of district courts for Gauteng and North West Province: Withdrawal GG 37847 GoN 570, 18 Jul 2014
  • Sheriffs Act: Regulations: Amendment GG 37841 RG 10236 GoN 568, 18 Jul 2014
  • Sheriffs Amendment Act: Commencement of Sections 2, 3, 4a, 4c, 5 and 16 GG 37841 RG 10236 P 48, 18 Jul 2014
  • Prescribed Rate of Interest [Section 1 of the Prescribed Rate of Interest Act, 1975 (Act No 55 of 1975)], GG 37831 GoN 554, 18 Jul 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims court for Lulekani and Phalaborwa areas and withdrawal of Government Notice No. 1329 of 26 September 2003, GG 37805 GoN 543, 11 Jul 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims court for Stilfontein area, GG 37805 GoN 544, 11 Jul 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims court for Umzinto area and withdrawal of GOvernment Notice No. 2931 of 21 December 1990, GG 37805 GoN 545, 11 Jul 2014
  • Justices of the Peace and Commissioners of Oaths Act: Designations of commissioners of oaths, GG 37806 RG 10230 GoN 546, 11 Jul 2014
  • Promotion of Access to Information Act: Manual: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, GG 37814, 08 Jul 2014
  • Commissions Act: Commission of Enquiry into tragic incident at or near area known as Marikana Mine in Rustenburg, North West Province: Terms of Reference: Amendment, GG 37798 P 40, 04 Jul 2014
  • Rules Regulating the Conduct of the Proceedings of the Magistrates' Courts of South Africa amended with effect from 28 July 2014, GG 37769 GN R507, 27 June 2014. Amendment of rules 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 12, 13, 14, 18, 21B, 22, 23, 25, 28, 28A, 48, 55, 55A, 56, 58, 60 & Annexure 1.
  • Magistrate's Courts Act: Determination of conditions of authorisation G 37722 RG 10208 GoN 465, 13 June 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims court for the Herschel (EC), Fouriesburg (FS), Boshof (FS), Polela (KZN) and Lions River (KZN) areas, G 37701 GoN 433-437, 06 Jun 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims court for Bergville, Vredendal, Vanrhynsdorp and Clanwilliam areas, G 37682 GoN 422 & 423, 30 May 2014
  • Justices of the Peace and Commissioners of Oaths Act: Designations of commissioners of oaths, G 37683 RG 10200 GoN 421, 30 May 2014
  • Criminal Procedure Act: Declaration of peace officers G 37672 RG 10197 GoN 407, 23 May 2014
  • Criminal Procedure Act: Declaration of peace officers: Inspectors and authorised officers appointed in terms of Northern Cape Gambling Act G 37673 RG 10198 GoN 408, 23 May 2014
  • Commissions Act: Commission of Enquiry into tragic incident at or near area known as Marikana Mine in Rustenburg, North West Province: Terms of Reference: Amendment G 37611 P 30, 13 May 2014
  • Criminal Procedure Act: Proposed declaration of inspectors appointed in terms of s. 81 of the KwaZulu-Natal Liquor Licensing Act 6 of 2010 as peace officers in terms of s. 334 of the Act published for comment (GenN 341 in GG 37617 of 6 May 2014) (p3).
    Comments invited G 37617 GeN 341 - comments by 06 Jun 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims court for Wynberg area G 37587 GoN 320, 25 Apr 2014
  • Magistrate's Courts Act: Alteration of areas of jurisdiction of certain administrative regions for administrative purposes G 37543 GoN 281, 08 Apr 2014
  • Child Justice Act: Accreditation of diversion programmes and diversion service providers G 37533 GeN 268, 04 Apr 2014
  • Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act: Establishment of additional services for victims of sexual and compulsory HIV testing of alleged sex offenders G 37520 RG 10168 GoN 263, 02 Apr 2014
  • Rules Board for Courts of Law Act: Several provincial and local divisions of the High Court of South Africa: Rules of Court: Amendment Role 17 G 37475 RG 10157 GoN 212, 28 Mar 2014
  • Magistrate's Courts Act: Determination of monetary jurisdiction for cause of action in respect of courts for districts G 37477 GoN 217, 27 Mar 2014
  • Magistrate's Courts Act: Determination of monetary jurisdiction of action in respect of regional divisions G 37477 GoN 216, 27 Mar 2014
  • Prescribed Rate of Interest Act: Adjustment of interest rate: Draft G 37454 GeN 227 - comments by 14 Apr 2014, 20 Mar 2014
  • Rules Board for Courts of Law Act: Magistrates' Courts: Rules of Court: Amendment: Mediation Chapter 2, G 37448 RG 10151 GoN 183, 18 Mar 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Determination of amount for purposes of Section 15 and 16 G 37450 RG 10153 GoN 185, 18 Mar 2014
  • Constitution of the Republic of South Africa: Rules: First sitting of National Assembly, National Council of Provinces and provincial legislatures G 37442 GoN 182, 14 Mar 2014
  • Sheriff's Act: Appointment of Sheriffs G 37419 GeN 167, 07 Mar 2014
  • Superior Courts Act: Determination of sittings of specific courts G 37390 GoN 149, 28 Feb 2014
  • Superior Courts Act: Norms and standards for performance of judicial functions G 37390 GoN 147, 28 Feb 2014
  • Superior Courts Act: Renaming of courts G 37390 GoN 148, 28 Feb 2014
  • Magistrates Act: Remuneration of magistrates G 37389 P 15, 27 Feb 2014
  • Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act: Regulations: Exhumation, reburial or symbolic burial of deceased victims: Amendment: Comments invited G 37358 GeN 116 - comments by 31 Mar 2014, 21 Feb 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims court for Senekal area and withdrawal of Government Notice No. 1809 of 25 August 1989 G 37337 GoN 118, 21 Feb 2014
  • Magistrate's Courts Act: Creation of sub-districts and the appointment of a place within the sub district for the holding of a court G 37353 GoN 121, 21 Feb 2014
  • South African Judicial Education Institute Act: Commencement of training functions G 37313 RG 10115 GoN 87, 10 Feb 2014
  • Insolvency Act: Appointment of insolvency practitioners policy G 37287 GoN 77, 07 Feb 2014
  • Judicial Service Commission Act: Fixing date for judges to disclose registrable interests G 37272 RG 10096 P 4, 29 Jan 2014
  • Judicial Service Commission Act: Regulations: Disclosure of registrable interests G 37273 RG 10097 GoN 56, 29 Jan 2014
  • Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Act [No. Act 37 of 2013] G 37268 GoN 52, 27 Jan
  • Magistrate's Courts Act: Creation of magisterial districts and establishment district courts for Gauteng and North West Province G 37258 GoN 43 [135kb], 24 Jan 2014
  • Magistrate's Courts Act: Establishing district courts for Gauteng and North West Province G 37257 GoN 42 166[kb], 24 Jan 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims court for Thohoyandou, Malamulele, Mutale, Dzanani and Vuwani areas G 37246 GoN 35 [269kb], 24 Jan 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims court for Tsakane area G 37246 GoN 34 [252kb], 24 Jan 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims court for Sasolburg area G 37246 GoN 33 [253kb], 24 Jan 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims court for Vrede area G 37246 GoN 32 [256kb], 24 Jan 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims court for Bethlehem and Reitz areas G 37246 GoN 31 [261kb], 24 Jan 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims court for Welkom, Hennenman, Virginia and Ventersburg areas G 37246 GoN 30 [254kb], 24 Jan 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims court for Nqutu area G 37246 GoN 29 [253kb], 24 Jan 2014
  • Small Claims Courts Act: Establishment of small claims court for Melmoth area G 37246 GoN 28 [279kb], 24 Jan 2014
  • Judicial Matters Second Amendment Act [No. 43 of 2013] G 37255 GoN 39 [178kb], 22 Jan 2014
  • Judicial Matters Amendment Act [No. 42 of 2013] G 37254 GoN 38 [222kb], 22 Jan 2014
  • Children's Act: Court Order: Adoption G 37222 GoN 10 [287kb], 17 Jan 2014