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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

  • 2015.01.20: 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
  • 2014.12.10: Media statement by the SALRC concerning its investigation into the Review of the Law of Evidence (Project 126) Discussion Paper
  • 2014.12.10: Discussion Paper 131 (Project 126) The review of the law of Evidence. Closing date for comments: 31 March 2015
  • 2014.11.05: Invitation to attend a workshop on the Practice of Ukuthwala conducted by the South African Law Reform Commission (27 Nov 2014, 02 Dec 2014, 04 Dec 2014 and 29 Jan 2015)
  • 2014.09.29: Worksheets for the Discussion Paper on the Practice of Ukuthwala