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Recent Judgments

Afriforum v Economic Freedom Fighters and Others (1105/2022) [2024] ZASCA 82 (28 May 2024) 28 May 2024 City of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality v Tshepo Gugu Trading CC and Another (1054 of 2022) [2024] ZASCA 81 (28 May 2024) 28 May 2024 Robarts Flagship Trust v Drakenstein Municipality (A08/2024) [2024] ZAWCHC 72 (27 May 2024) 27 May 2024 Motsoeneng v South African Broadcasting Corporation Soc Ltd and Others (64/2023) [2024] ZASCA 80 (27 May 2024) 27 May 2024 Snowy Owl Properties 284 (Pty) Ltd and Others v Mziki Share Block Limited (642/2022) [2024] ZASCA 79 (27 May 2024) 27 May 2024 View more judgments

Recent Legislation

Joint Standard 1 of 2023: IT Governance and Risk Management for Financial Institutions, 2023 15 November 2024 Regulations Relating to Minimum Uniform Norms and Standards for Public School Infrastructure, 2024 28 May 2024 Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act, 1973: Amendment of amounts to increase benefits 28 May 2024 National Prosecuting Authority Amendment Act, 2024 27 May 2024 National Council on Gender-Based Violence and Femicide Act, 2024 27 May 2024 South African Reserve Bank Act, 1989: Substitution of Schedule 2 24 May 2024 Regulations Relating to the Conversion of Land Tenure Rights, 2024 24 May 2024 Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Amendment Act, 2021: Commencement 24 May 2024 Second Amendment of the Immigration Regulations, 2014 20 May 2024 National Health Insurance Act, 2023 16 May 2024 View more legislation

Recent Gazettes

North-West Provincial Gazette dated 2024-05-28 number 8672 28 May 2024 South Africa Government Gazette dated 2024-05-28 number 50723 28 May 2024 South Africa Government Gazette dated 2024-05-28 number 50722 28 May 2024 South Africa Government Gazette dated 2024-05-28 number 50724 28 May 2024 South Africa Government Gazette dated 2024-05-28 number 50725 28 May 2024 View more gazettes

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Constitution Compass

The Constitution App for Members of Parliament. Browse, search and understand the South African Constitution and how it applies to everyone. Continuously updated and curated Constitution, plain language guides and case summaries, and Rules of the National Assembly.

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