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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2018.07.12: 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

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.

2018.06.08: Call for Papers and Concept Note on the International Conference on “Access to Justice, Legal Costs and Other Interventions” to be held in Durban in October-November 2018. Submission closes 31 July 2018.

2018.06.08: Photos of the launch of the 2018 season of the SALRC Legal Essay Writing Competition, held at UNISA on 23 February 2018.

2018.05.22: Invitation to attend a Public Workshop on prescription and the Questionnaire on Revised Discussion Paper 147.






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