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.
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)
2016.01.29: Media Statement and Discussion Paper 141 (Project 25) Statutory Law Revision in respect of legislation administered by the Department of Water and Sanitation. Closing Date for comment: 31 March 2016