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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.

What's New

2015.04.23: Discussion Paper 134 (Project 25) Statutory Law Reform: Review of legislation administered by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development: The Criminal Procedure Act, 51 of 1977 and related media statement. Closing date for comments: 31 Jul 2015

2015.01.20: Discussion Paper 133 (Project 25) Statutory Law Revision: Review of legislation administered by the Department of Home Affairs and related media statement. Closing date for comments: 31 May 2015