The Civil Section of the Johannesburg Central Magistrate’s Court is one of three judicial sections of the magistracy in the City of Johannesburg. The other two important components are the Criminal Section and the Family Courts. Equally important is the court administrative component without which the courts could scarcely function.
The following directives will apply with immediate effect until the 17 April 2020. Kindly note the date has been extended by the President of the Republic. These directives will accordingly remain in effect until 30 April 2020.
Open the linked document for full information: Directives for Lower Courts Region 5 Gauteng as issued by the Cluster Head relating to access to the Courts, 26 Mar 2020
The Civil Section is tasked with the judicial hearing of all civil matters brought before it in terms of the Magistrate’s Court Act 32 of 1944. In addition the Equality Court created in terms of the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act (Act 4 of 2000) is also part of the Civil Section.
The Civil Section is located on the First Floor of the Magistrate’s Court House situated at the corner of Fox and Ntemi Piliso (previously West) Streets, Marshalltown, Johannesburg. Court numbers 25 (Trial roll call), 28 (Section 65), 38 (Equality Court), 1013 (Motion Court and Debt Review matters) is currently utilised by the Civil Section.
|COURT||NATURE OF CASES||WEEKDAYS SITTINGS||COMMENCEMENT TIME||CLERK OF THE COURT|
|25||Trial Roll Call||Monday - Friday||08h30||Tel: 011 491 5098|
|28||Section 65||Thursday||09h00||Tel: 011 491 5121|
|38||Equality Court||Monday - Friday||09h00||Tel: 011 491 5085|
|1013||Motion Court||Monday - Thursday||09h00||Tel: 011 491 5092
Ms Naledi Leshomo
|Hillbrow Branch Court||Small Claims
|Monday - Thursday||16h45||Tel:011 491 5295 (Maxwell Mnisi)|