Justice and Constitution

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Attorneys Amendment Act in Effect in May

The Presidency

The Attorneys Amendment Act comes into force on 29 May 2015.

The proclamation was published in Government Gazette 38821.

International Arbitration Bill in the Offing

Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

An International Arbitration Bill is on the cards.

The deputy minister of justice and correctional services, John Jeffrey, revealed this during the justice and constitutional development department’s budget vote in parliament.

Rules of Magistrates' Courts Tweaked

Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

When plaintiffs in cases before magistrates’ courts submit affidavits in support of an application for summary judgement, a copy of the served notice of intention to defend must be attached to the affidavit.

This is one of the proposals contained in amendments to Rules Regulating the Conduct of the Proceedings of the Magistrates’ Courts of South Africa published in Government Gazette 38694.

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