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.
2018.07.07: Registration Form International Conference on Access to Justice, Legal Costs and other interventions, 31 October - 02 November 2018, Garden Court Marine Parade Durban, South Africa. Registration closed.
2018.08.28: Media Statement and Issue Paper 34 on review of aspects of Matrimonial Property Law published for public information and comment.
2018.08.24: Prescription reform initiatives aimed at enhancing Access to Justice Public Workshop Presentations
2018.08.01: International Conference on Access to Justice, Legal Costs and other interventions, Extension of Deadline for submission of SALRC Abstracts
2018.07.05: Call for Nominations to serve on the South African Law Reform Commission and the media statement by Minister Masutha. The term of office of the current Commission comes to an end on 11 August 2018, and therefore, new Commission members have to be appointed. Closing date for nominations is 25 July 2018.