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Interactive Map: Western Cape Magisterial Districts and Lower Courts

The Rationalisation of Magisterial Districts project enbales communities to get the following services from courts near to them: Hearings of criminal cases and civil disputes, Maintenance, Small Claims Courts, Domestic Violence, Children’ Court and Deceased Estates. If you are not sure where to get help or you are unable to access or understand the maps of the new demarcation ask the court manager at your nearest court.

LEGENDS/KEYS: Magistrate CourtMagistrate Courts Branch & Detached Courts Branch & Detached CourtsPeriodical Courts Periodical Courts in the District.

You can also follow this link to obtain the contact details for the courts if you are experiencing problems seeing or navigating the map.
Alternatively you can still do a place name search per region to find the nearest court. You can also follow this link to find the contact details of your nearest Police Station.

Western Cape Magisterial Districts [PDF Maps]

01. Cape Town: Main Seat: Cape Town and Sub Districts: Atlantis, Bellville, Goodwood, Khayelitsha, Kuils Rivier, Mitchells Plain, Simon's Town, Somerset West, Strand, Wynberg

02. Cape Winelands: Main Seat: Worcester and Sub Districts: Drakenstein, Langeberg, Stellenbosch, Witzenberg

03. Central Karoo: Main Seat: Beaufort West and Sub Districts: Laingsburg, Prince Albert

04. Garden Route: Main Seat: George and Sub Districts: Hessequa, Kannaland, Knysna, Mossel Bay, Oudtshoorn

05. Overberg:Main Seat: Hermanus and Sub Districts: Cape Agulhas, Swellendam, Theewaterskloof

06. West Coast: Main Seat: Vredendal and Sub Districts: Bergrivier, Cederberg, Saldanha Bay, Swartland

Updated: 05 April 2022

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Enquiries on this project can be directed to:
Mr Makena Z Moagi
Deputy Director (Court Establishment)
Tel: 012 315 1767. Fax: 086 507 4984, E-mail: Rationalisation@justice.gov.za

Updated: 28 March 2019