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2021.10.06: Discussion Paper 153 (Project 143) Maternity and Parental Benefits for Self-Employed Workers in the Informal Economy. Closing date for comments: 29 October 2021. As we are experiencing problems with emails sent to LMngoma@justice.gov.za, we request that you send your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2021.09.28: Media Statement and Issue Paper 41 (Project 100E) Extension of the Consultation Process: Revised Issue Paper 34: Review of Aspects of Matrimonial Property Law. Closing Date for Comments is 30 November 2021
2021.09.17: The 2021 South African Law Reform Commission Legal Essay Competition. SUBMIT ENTRIES BY 31ST JANUARY 2022
2021.06.04: Media Statements: Issue Paper 39 (Project 148) on the Domestication of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). Closing date for comment extended to 30 June 2021.