Justice and Constitution

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Claims Limit for Small Claims Court Increased

Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

The maximum amount that can be claimed in the Small Claims Court has increased to R20 000.

The justice and constitutional development department published the adjusted amount in Government Gazette 42282.

Cabinet Approves Action Plan to Combat Racism

Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

Cabinet has approved the National Action Plan to Combat Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance (NAP).

In a statement, the justice and constitutional development department welcomed the approval and described the NAP as an important tool to “prevent and combat racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic and other discriminatory conduct and forms of prejudice that we have been experiencing in our country recently”.

Financial Assistance for TRC Victims on Basic Education Increased

Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

Amounts flowing from regulations dealing with the provision of financial assistance to victims identified by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) for basic education have been increased.

The regulations came into force in 2014.

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