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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2022.01.14: Media statement: Project 141, Discussion Paper 154: Medico-legal Claims. Closing date for comments extended to 28 Feb 2022.

2022.01.13: Media Statement by the Commissioners of the SA Law Reform Commission on the appointment of Judge Narandran (Jody) Kollapen as Justice of the Constitutional Court

2021.12.10: Media Statement and Issue Paper 42 (Project 100) Domestic Violence (the Criminal Law Response) . Closing date for comments: 28 February 2022

2021.11.25: : Discussion Paper 155 (Project 100D) and Media Statement on the Relocation of families with reference to minor children. Closing date for comments: 31 January 2022.

2021.11.23: Media Statement: Issue Paper 41 (Project 100E) Review of Aspects of Matrimonial Property Law. Extension of closing date for comment until 14 January 2022.






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