Justice and Constitution

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

Legal Practice Amendment Act Signed

The Presidency

President Zuma has assented to the Legal Practice Amendment Act.

Parliament passed the bill in December 2017.

Regulations on Financial Assistance for TRC Victims Amended

Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

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

The regulations came into force in 2014.

Comment Sought on Criminal Procedure Amendment Bill

Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

Draft legislation seeks to add sexual offences to the list of offences that may be prosecuted after 20 years.

The justice and constitutional development department published the Draft Criminal Procedure Amendment Bill for comment.

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