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


[The Supreme Court Act, 1959 has been repealed by the Superior Courts Act, 2013 (Act No. 10 of 2013)]


[Assented to 27 June 1959]

[Date of Commencement: 1 January 1960]

(English text signed by the Governor-General)



To consolidate and amend the laws relating to the Supreme Court of South Africa and to provide for matters incidental thereto.


BE IT ENACTED by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate and the House of Assembly of the Union of South Africa, as follows:-