The objects of the South African Law Reform Commission are to do research with reference to all branches of the law in order to make recommendations to Government for the development, improvement, modernisation or reform of the law. The Commission investigates matters appearing on a programme approved by the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development. Reports and other documents published by the Commission are made available on the Commission's website for general information.

Kindly note that the Commission is not in a position to give legal advice to members of the public.

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2019.02.27: Photos from the SALRC Legal Essay Writing Competition Award Ceremony, which was held on 22 February 2019.

2019.02.25: Overview of all projects added which combined issues papers, discussion papers and the reports per Project.

2019.02.25: Keynote Address by Deputy Minister Jeffery at the SALRC’s Ismail Mahomed Law Reform Essay Competition Award Ceremony

2019.02.19: Reports on the Review of the Law of Evidence, Project 126 & Review of legislation administered by the Department of Social Development, Project 25

2019.01.17: Annual Report for 2017/2018

2018.10.30: International Conference on Access to Justice, Legal Costs and other interventions, 31 October - 02 November 2018: FINAL Programme of Events






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