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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 2024

21 March

Thursday

Human Rights Day

29 March

Friday

Good Friday

01 April

Monday

Family Day

01 May

Wednesday

Worker’s Day

17 June

Monday

Youth Day Observed

09 August

Friday

National Woman’s Day

16 December

Monday

Day of Reconciliation

25 December

Wednesday

Christmas Day

26 December

Thursday

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.  

13 DECEMBER 2024 – 4 JANUARY 2025 (If the trial roll starts on Monday 7 January 2025)
NO ADMINISTRATION ORDERS, NO SECTION 65’s, NO DEBT REVIEWS.

ONLY UNOPPOSED MOTIONS and EX PARTE APPLICATIONS