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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2017.06.06: Research Proposal Paper (Project 143) on Maternity and Paternity Benefits for Self-Employed Workers and media statement.

2017.06.06: Issue Paper 32 (Project 140) The Right to Know One’s Own Biological Origins and media statement

2017.05.26: Report: Project 107: Sexual Offences: Adult Prostitution

2017.02.02: Invitation to the 2017 Ismail Mahomed Law Reform Essay Competition

2016.11.30: Invitation to comment on Discussion Paper 144 (Project 25) Statutory Law Revision: Legislation administered by the Department of Trade and Industry and media statement. Closing Date for comment: 28 February 2017






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