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Public Holidays and Recess Days 2021 – Civil Courts

IMPORTANT: These dates are all provisional and may change without prior notice. Kindly ensure that a date is available before setting a matter down or applying for a date of hearing. MOTION COURT DOES NOT SIT ON FRIDAYS.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

01 January

– Friday – New Year’s Day

22 March

- Monday - Human Rights Day Observed

02 April  

– Friday – Good Friday
05 April – Monday - Family Day

27 April

– Tuesday – Freedom Day

16 June

– Wednesday – Youth Day

09 August

– Monday – National Woman’s Day Observed

24 September

– Friday – Heritage Day

25 December

– Thursday – Day of Reconciliation

27 December

– Monday – Day of Goodwill Observed

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

NO CASES FOR TRIAL COURT, ADMINISTRATION ORDERS, SECTION 65, DEBT REVIEW OR MOTION COURT. ONLY EX PARTE APPLICATIONS INCLUDING AUTHORISATIONS IN TERMS OF SECTION 4(2) of THE PREVENTION OF ILLEGAL EVICTIONS ACT, 19 of 1998.  

17 DECEMBER 2021 – 7 JANUARY 2022
NO ADMINISTRATION ORDERS, NO SECTION 65’s, NO DEBT REVIEWS.
ONLY UNOPPOSED MOTIONS and EX PARTE APPLICATIONS