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Supreme Court Act, 1959 (Act No. 59 of 1959)

43. Rules of Court


(1) [Deleted by section 5 (1) of the Judicial Matters Amendment Act, 1989 (Act No. 77 of 1989)].


(a) [deleted by section 11 (a) of the Rules Board for Courts of Law Act, 1985 (Act No. 107 of 1985)].
(b) The judge president of a provincial division may make rules for regulating the proceedings of that division or of any local division within the area of jurisdiction of which such provincial division exercises concurrent jurisdiction, with reference to—
(i) the times for the holding of courts;
(ii) the placing on the roll of actions for hearing; and
(iii) the extension or reduction as local circumstances may require of any period within which any act is in terms of the rules made under paragraph (a) required to be performed.
(c) [deleted by the Establishment of the Northern Cape Division of the Supreme Court of South Africa, 1969 (Act No. 15 of 1969).]


(3) [Deleted by section 11(b) of the Rules Board for Courts of Law Act, 1985 (Act No. 107 of 1985)].


(4) Different rules may be made in respect of different divisions.


(5) Any rules made under any law repealed by this Act and in force at the commencement thereof, shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, and notwithstanding the repeal of that law by section forty-six of this Act, remain in full force and effect until amended or repealed under this section.