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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217.10.13: Ismail Mahomed Law Reform Essay Competition Awards Ceremony

2017.09.29: Worksheet on Issue Paper 32 (Project 140) The Right to Know One’s Own Biological Origins. Closing date for comments has been extended to 15 December 2017.

2017.09.19: Issue Paper 32 (Project 140) The Right to Know One’s Own Biological Origins. Media statement on extension of deadline for comments.

2017.08.02: Discussion Paper 145 (Project 25) Statutory Law Revision in respect of legislation administered by the Department of Health and media statement

2017.07.17: Issue Paper 33 (Project 141) Medico-legal Claims and Media Statement

2017.07.13: Discussion Paper 146 (Project 25) The Right to Know One’s Own Biological Origins and media statement






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