Courts in South Africa

Soweto Magistrate's Court Civil Section

Soweto/Protea CourtThe Civil Section of Soweto Magistrate’s Court is one of three judicial components of the magistracy in Soweto. The other two important components are the Criminal Section and the Family Courts. Equally important is the court administrative component without which the courts could scarcely function.

The Civil Section is tasked with the judicial hearing of all civil matters brought before it in terms of the Magistrate’s Court Act 32 of 1944. In addition the Equality Court created in terms of the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act (Act 4 of 2000) is also part of the Civil Section.

The Civil Section is located at Protea Magistrate’s Court and situated at corner Ndaba Drive and Kunene Street, Protea North. Currently court numbers 1 and 9 is utilized. The Office of the Clerk of the Court is at Room 82. 

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COURT NATURE OF CASES WEEKDAYS SITTINGS COMMENCEMENT TIME CLERK OF THE COURT
CIVIL 1 TRIAL ROLL Mondays and Thursdays 09h00 Tel: 011-980 8130
CIVIL 1 OPPOSED MOTIONS Tuesdays 09h00 Tel: 011-980 8130
CIVIL 1 DEBT REVIEWS Tuesdays and Wednesdays 09h00 Tel: 011-980 8130
CIVIL 1 SECTION 65A Tuesdays 09h00 Tel: 011-980 8130
CIVIL 1 PRE-TRIALS Fridays 09h00 Tel: 011-980 8130
         

COURT ROLLS

 

PRACTICE GUIDELINES

FORMS

  • pdfForm A: Notice Pre-Trial [315kb]
  • pdfForm B: Annexure to Form A [506kb]
  • pdfForm C: Application for Trial Date [35kb]
  • pdfForm D:  Application for date of hearing of an Opposed Motion [194kb]
  • pdfForm E:  Provisional Liquidation Order [194kb]
  • pdfForm F:  Section 4(2) Order [194kb]
  • pdfForm G:  Section 65A Notice [194kb]
  • pdfForm H:  Application for date of hearing to be postponed to a specific date [194kb]