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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2016.09.14: Invitation to comment on Discussion Paper 142 (Project 25): Revision of legislation administered by the DPSA and media statement. Closing Date for comment: 30 November 2016

2016.05.11: Report on legislation administered by Departments of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Project 25: Statutory Law Revision)

2016.03.15: Ismail Mahomed Law Reform Essay Competition invitation and rules. Competition open for 2016 academic year. Closing date 31 January 2017.

2016.03.01: Report on legislation administered by Departments of Basic Education and Higher Education and Training (Project 25: Statutory Law Revision)

2016.02.23: Issue Paper 31 and media statement (Project 100D) on Family Dispute Resolution: Care of and Contact with Children. Closing date for comments: 30 Jun 2016






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