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Magistrates Courts Lower Courts Act, 1944

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To consolidate and amend the law relating to Magistrates' Courts.

 

Last update: December 2010


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Latest Developments:

 

The Magistrate’s Courts Act, 1944 (Act No. 32 of 1994) has been amended by the Magistrate’s Courts Amendment Act, 2010 (Act No. 19 of 2010), Government Gazette 33852, Notice No. 1175, dated 7 December 2010.

 

The Magistrates Courts, 1944 (Act No. 32 of 1944) has been amended by Rules Regulating the Conduct of the Proceedings of the Magistrates’ Courts of South Africa, Government Gazette 33487, Notice No. R. 740, dated 23 August 2010.

 

The Magistrate’s Courts Act, 1944 (Act No. 32 of 1994) has been amended by the Jurisdiction of Regional Courts Amendment Act, 2008 (Act No. 31 of 2008), Government Gazette 31579, Notice No. 1201, dated 5 November 2008.

 

The Magistrates' Courts "Lower Courts Act", 1944 (Act No. 32 of 1944) has been added to the website.