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.

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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.

2018.04.26:Media Statement: Release of revised Discussion Paper 147 on Project 125: Prescription Periods. Extension of Deadline for comment to 30 June 2018.

2018.02.16: Discussion Paper 147 (Revised), Project 125: Harmonisation of existing laws providing for different Prescription Periods. Closing Date for Comments: 30 April 2018






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