Justice and Constitution

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Justice and Constitutional Development.

Parliament Briefed on Courts of Law Bill

Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

The justice and constitutional development department has briefed parliament on the Courts of Law Amendment Bill.

The bill was tabled in parliament in May 2016. It is currently before the portfolio committee on justice and correctional services.

Draft Hate Crimes Bill on Track

Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

The justice and constitutional development department plans to table the Draft Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill in parliament before the end of 2016.

This was revealed during an address at the introduction of the South African Periodic Report to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) in Geneva, Switzerland.

Timeframe of No Fees Commission Extended Until June 2017

The Presidency

The work of the Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training has been extended until 30 June 2017.

The amendments to the terms of reference of the commission were published in Government Gazette 40196.

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