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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2018.02.16: Discussion Paper 147 (Revised), Project 125: Harmonisation of existing laws providing for different Prescription Periods. Closing Date for Comments: 30 April 2018

2018.02.16: Media Statement: Release of revised Discussion Paper 147 on Project 125: Prescription Periods. Closing Date for comment: 30 April 2018.

2018.01.23: 2016/2017 Annual Report

2017.10.13: Ismail Mahomed Law Reform Essay Competition Awards Ceremony

2017.09.29: Worksheet on Issue Paper 32 (Project 140) The Right to Know One’s Own Biological Origins. Closing date for comments has been extended to 15 December 2017.






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