In our survey of South Africa’s Magistrates’ perceptions of their working environment which was conducted through an online survey between the 20 September to 18 October 2019 we were presented with the following data… Survey’s key findings The Magistrates we surveyed were demographically broadly reflective of the total number of magistrates in South Africa and […]
Our research looks at magistrates’ own perceptions of their workplace (the courts); the perceptions of ordinary people who use the courts; and analyses the kinds of misconduct issues that are dealt with by the Magistrates Commission and the system of dealing with misconduct. This report deals with the first of these – magistrates’ perceptions of their own work environment.
In this post we take a look at how judges and magistrates are appointed in South Africa. This article was first published on Judges Matter. Do you have to act as a magistrate or judge before you get appointed? In South Africa judges are appointed by the President of the Republic on the advice of the […]
We offer a simple overview of the different kinds of courts in South Africa, together with the types of disputes they may hear, and where you can appeal or review their decisions. South Africa’s lower courts Traditional Courts Traditional leaders – Queens, Chiefs and Headmen – administer African customary law, subject to the Council of […]
The Republic of South Africa has several types of courts. Here is a list of the Magistrates Courts in South Africa. This article first appeared on Briefly Each class has authority over a specific area and crimes. If you need to learn more about the list of magistrates courts in South Africa, then read on! […]