Criminal Law

List of Sexual Offences Courtrooms upgraded and established

Year  Province  Regional Court Type  No of rooms  Court Names  Contact details
2013/2014  Eastern Cape Butterworth Hybrid SOC 01 RC1 047 49 13271
East London Hybrid SOC 01 RC2 043 702 8000
2013/2014  Free State Welkom Pure SOC 01 RC.P 057 916 2500
Bloemfontein Pure SOC 03 RC 27,28 & 29 057 506 1111
2013/2014  Gauteng Palm Ridge Pure SOC 02 RC 5&6 011 232 2000
2013/2014 KwaZulu-Natal Ntuzuma Hybrid SOC 01 RC4 031 509 1405
Pietermaritzburg Hybrid SOC 01 SOC 033 355 5100
2013/2014  Mpumalanga Tonga (Boschfontein) Hybrid SOC 01 PC 013 780 3312
Secunda Hybrid SOC 01 RC.C 017 631 1187
2013/2014  Northern Cape Kimberley Pure SOC 01 RC.K 053 839 9100
2013/2014  North West Potchefstroom Hybrid SOC 01 RC.1 018 294 1600
Klerksdorp Pure SOC 01 RC.1 018 646 9200
2013/2014 Western Cape Wynberg Pure SOC 03 F,G & M 021 799 1800
        18    
2014/2015   Eastern Cape Port Elizabeth Pure SOC 02 RC3&11 041 502 5133
2014/2015  Free State Bethlehem Pure SOC 01 RC.A 058 303 5386
2014/2015  North West Molopo Pure SOC 01 RC.1 018 387 8000
Schweize- Reneke Hybrid SOC 01 RC.1 053 963 1203
2014/2015  Gauteng Pretoria Pure SOC 03 RC 13,12 & 15 011 319 4000
2014/2015  KwaZulu-Natal Emlazi Hybrid SOC 01 SO4 031 907 3955
2014/2015  Limpopo Mokerong Hybrid SOC 01 RC E.11 015 483 0302
Mankweng Hybrid SOC 02 RC C & D 015 286 2200
2014/2015  Western Cape Parrow Hybrid SOC 02 RC 1 & 2 021 936 9400
        14    
2015/2016 Gauteng Johannesburg Pure SOC 03 RC 16 & 18 011 491 5082
Protea Pure SOC 02 RC 10 & 11 011 980 8130
2015/2016 North West Mankwe Hybrid SOC 01 RC A 014 555 5800
2015/2016 Mpumalanga Eestehoek Hybrid SOC 01 RC A 017 883 0802
2015/2016 Western Cape Atlantis Hybrid SOC 02 SOC 1 RC 021 572 1003
2015/2016 KwaZulu-Natal Durban Hybrid SOC 02 RC V&K 031 302 4189
2015/2016 Free State Phuthaditjhaba Hybrid SOC 01 - -
2015/2016 Northern Cape Galeshewe Pure SOC 01 D 277 053 871 3576
Colesburg Hybrid SOC 01 - 051 753 8400
        14    
2016/2017 Eastern Cape Tsolo Hybrid SOC 01 Court C 047 542 0068
2016/2017 Limpopo Sekgosese Hybrid SOC 01 RC C -
2016/2017 Northern Cape Upington Hybrid SOC 01 - 054 337 5300
        03    
             
  TOTAL     49    
* Above table amended on 24 Nov 2016        

 

Hybrid SOC means a re-established and or upgraded Sexual Offences Court hearing or prioritizing sexual offences matters on its roll , including other criminal matters. This classification is informed by limited court rooms and office infrastructure which necessitate shared resources to dispense justice. Pure SOC means a Sexual Offences Court which only hears sexual offences matters on its roll.

For any further information, kindly contact the following official:
Branch: Court Services
Chief Directorate: Promotion of the Rights of Vulnerable Groups
Directorate: Victim Support & Specialised Court Services
Sub-Directorate: Sexual Offences
Contact Person : Mr Steve Sekwele, SLAO (Email: SSekwele@justice.gov.za, Tel: 012 315 4692)