The JSC is currently composed of the following members:

  • In terms of section 178(1) (a) of the Constitution, the Chief Justice of South Africa:
    Mr Justice MTR Mogoeng. He is the Chairperson of the JSC
  • In terms of section 178(1) (b), the President of the Supreme Court of Appeal:
    Madam Justice M M L Maya
  • In terms of section 178(1) (c), a Judge President:
    Mr Justice M J Hlophe
  • In terms of section 178(1) (d), the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development:
    Mr M T Masutha
  • In terms of section 178(e) two practicing advocates:
    Adv. A M M Motimele SC
    Vacant
  • In terms of section 178(1) (f), two practicing attorneys:
    Mr M Notyesi
    Mr C P Fourie
  • In terms of section 178(1) (g), a professor of law:
    Professor N Ntlama
  • In terms of section 178(1) (h), six persons designated by the National Assembly:
    Dr M Motshekga
    Ms T Didiza
    Ms D Magadzi
    Mr J S Malema | Mr H C Schmidt | Mr N Singh
  • In terms of section 178(1) (i), four permanent delegates to the National Council of Provinces:
    Ms T R Modise
    Ms T K Mampuru
    Mr D Stock
    Mr A J Nyambi
  • In terms of section 178(1) (j), four persons designated by the President: 
    Adv T Norman SC
    Adv L Nkosi-Thomas SC
    Adv T Masuku
    Mr S Msomi 

Other stakeholders of the OCJ includes:

  • Magistracy
  • The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development;
    The National Prosecuting Authority;
    The Attorneys;
    The Advocates; and
    Legal Aid South Africa