Johannesburg Central Magistrate’s Court Civil Section

Home> Courts> JHB Court Civil Section

Public Holidays and Recess Days 2018 – Civil Courts

IMPORTANT: These dates are all provisional as it may change without prior notice. Kindly ensure that a date is available before setting a matter down or applying for a date of hearing.


PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

01 January

– Tuesday – New Year’s Day

21 March

- Wednesday -Human Rights Day

30 March   

– Friday – Good Friday

2 April  

– Monday – Family Day

27 April

– Friday – Freedom Day

01 May

– Tuesday – Worker’s Day Observed

9 August

– Thursday – National Woman’s Day

24 September

– Monday – Heritage Day

25 September

- Tuesday - Public Holiday

25 December

– Tuesday – Christmas day

26 December

– Wednesday – Day of Good Will

 

RECESS DAYS (All are on Fridays except where shown otherwise)

NO CASES FOR TRIAL COURT, ADMINISTRATION ORDERS, SECTION 65, DEBT REVIEW AND MOTIONS COURT.
ONLY EX PARTE MATTERS INCLUDING AUTHORISATIONS IN TERMS OF SECTION 4(2) PREVENTION OF ILLEGAL EVICTIONS ACT 19 OF 1998.  

  • 26 January
  • 23 February
  • 23 March
  • 20 April
    30 April (Monday)
  • 25 May
  • 29 June
  • 27 July
  • 10 August (Friday)
    31 August
  • 28 September
  • 26 October
  • 30 November

              
17 DECEMBER 2018 TO 11 JANUARY 2019 HOLIDAY PERIOD
ONLY UNOPPOSED MOTIONS, EX PARTE MATTERS
NO CASES FOR TRIAL COURT, NO PIE TRIALS, NO ADMINISTRATION COURT, NO SECT 65 COURT, NO DEBT REVIEW COURT , AND NO LONG FORM OPPOSED MOTIONS.

Public Holidays and Recess Days 2019 – Civil Courts

IMPORTANT: These dates are all provisional as it may change without prior notice. Kindly ensure that a date is available before setting a matter down or applying for a date of hearing. THERE WILL BE NO MOTION COURT MATTERS ON FRIDAYS.


PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

01 January

– Monday – New Year’s Day

21 March

- Thursday -Human Rights Day

19 April

– Friday – Good Friday

22 April  

– Monday – Family Day

01 May

– Wednesday – Worker’s Day Observed

9 August

– Friday – National Woman’s Day

24 September

– Tuesday – Heritage Day

16 December

- Monday - Day of Reconciliation

25 December

– Wednesday – Christmas day

26 December

– Thursday – Day of Good Will

 

RECESS DAYS (All are on Fridays except where shown otherwise)

NO CASES FOR HEARING IN TRIAL COURT(INCLUDING EVICTION APPLICATIONS IN TERMS OF THE PREVENTION OF EVICTION ACT 19 OF 1998), ADMINISTRATION COURT, SECTION 65 OR DEBT REVIEWS.  

  • 25 January
  • 22 February
  • 29 March
  • 31 May
  • 28 June
  • 26 July
  • 30 August
  • 27 September
  • 25 October
  • 22 November

              
DECEMBER 2019 TO JANUARY 2020 HOLIDAY PERIOD
TRIAL ROLL AND MOTION COURT ROLL CLOSES ON FRIDAY 13 DECEMBER 2019 AND OPENS ON 13 JANUARY 2020.

NO CASES FOR HEARING IN TRIAL COURT(INCLUDING EVICTION APPLICATIONS IN TERMS OF THE PREVENTION OF EVICTION ACT 19 OF 1998), ADMINISTRATION COURT, SECTION 65, DEBT REVIEWS, AND LONG FORM OPPOSED MOTIONS FROM 13 DECEMBER 2019 to 10 JANUARY 2020.