THE SOUTH AFRICAN JUDICIARY

 

Acting Deputy Chief Justice
Chief Justice
Secretary-General: Office of the Chief Justice
Acting President: Supreme Court of Appeal
Documents

Strategy Documents

 

OCJ Annual Report 2015/2016

 

OCJ Strategic Plan 2015/16 - 2019/20

 

OCJ Annual Performance Plan 2016/17

 

OCJ Annual Performance Plan 2015/16

 

 

 

Legislation

 

Constitution Seventeenth Amendment Act of 2013

To amend the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, so as to further define the role of the Chief Justice as the head of the judiciary; to provide for a single
High Court of South Africa; to provide that the Constitutional Court is the highest court in all matters; to further regulate the jurisdiction of the Constitutional Court and
the Supreme Court of Appeal; to provide for the appointment of an Acting Deputy Chief Justice; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

 

Superior Courts Act, 2013 (Act 10 of 2013)

To rationalise, consolidate and amend the laws relating to the Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court of Appeal and the High Court of South Africa; to make provision
for the administration of the judicial functions of all courts; to make provision for administrative and budgetary matters relating to the Superior Courts; and to provide
for matters incidental thereto.

 

Norms and Standards for the performance of Judicial Functions

 

Renaming of High Courts

 

Determination of Sittings of the Specific Courts

 

 

 

Judicial Policy Documents

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Government Notices

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Contact Details

Office of the Chief Justice

188, 14th Road, Noordwyk, Midrand, 1685

 

Private Bag X10, Marshalltown, 2107

 

Tel: +27 10 493 2500 (Switchboard)

 

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