The objects of the South African Law Reform Commission are to do research with reference to all branches of the law in order to make recommendations to Government for the development, improvement, modernisation or reform of the law. The Commission investigates matters appearing on a programme approved by the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development. Reports and other documents published by the Commission are made available on the Commission's website for general information.

Kindly note that the Commission is not in a position to give legal advice to members of the public.

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2019.05.07: Issue Paper 36 & Media Statement (Project 142) Investigation into Legal Fees.

2019.05.03: Issue Paper 37 & Media Statement (Project 146) Review of Regulatory, Compliance and Reporting Burdens imposed on Local Government by Legislation. Closing Date for Comments 31 July 2019

2019.04.09: Discussion Paper 149, Project 107: Sexual Offences: Pornography and Children and Media Statement

2019.04.08: Issue Paper 35 & Media Statement (Project 144) Single Marriage Statute. Closing date for comment 31 July 2019

2019.04.05: Report on the Review of legislation administered by the Department of Health, 30 June 2018

2019.03.26: Report of the International Conference on Access to Justice, Legal Costs and Other Interventions, 31 October - 02 November 2018






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