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.

What's New

2021.09.17: The 2021 South African Law Reform Commission Legal Essay Competition. SUBMIT ENTRIES BY 31ST JANUARY 2022

2021.07.20: Discussion Paper 153 & Media Statement (Project 143) Maternity and Parental Benefits for Self-Employed Workers in the Informal Economy. Closing date for comments: 29 October 2021.

2021.06.04: Media Statements: Issue Paper 39 (Project 148) on the Domestication of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). Closing date for comment extended to 30 June 2021.

2021.05.31: Annual Report 2019/2020

2021.05.13: Discussion Paper 152, Project 144: Single Marriage Statute, amended May 2021. Closing date for comment extended: 17 May 2021

2021.04.05: Media statement: (Project 149) Repeal Of Colonial And Apartheid Legislation. Closing date for comments: 03 June 2021






Quick Links


RSS - Updates

Get the latest updates


For more information visit:
What is RSS