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Public Holidays and Recess Days – 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 2022

21 March

Monday

Human Rights Day

15 April

Friday

Good Friday

18 April

Monday

Family Day

27 April

Wednesday

Freedom Day

02 May

Monday

Worker’s Day Observed

16 June

Thursday

Youth Day

09 August

Tuesday

National Woman’s Day

16 December

Friday

Day of Reconciliation

26 December

Monday

Day of Goodwill

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.  

15 DECEMBER 2022 – 9 JANUARY 2023
NO ADMINISTRATION ORDERS, NO SECTION 65’s, NO DEBT REVIEWS.

ONLY UNOPPOSED MOTIONS and EX PARTE APPLICATIONS