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Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act No. 108 of 1996)

Chapter 8 - Courts and Administration of Justice

166. Judicial system

 

 

1) The courts are :
a) the Constitutional Court;
b) the Supreme Court of Appeal;
c) the High Court of South Africa, and any high court of appeal that may be established by an Act of Parliament to hear appeals from any court of a status similar to the High Court of South Africa;

[Paragraph (c) amended by section 2(a) of the Constitution Seventeenth Amendment Act, 2012 (Act No. 72 of 2013)]

d) the Magistrates' Courts; and
e) any other court established or recognised in terms of an Act of Parliament, including any court of a status similar to either the High Court of South Africa or the Magistrates' Courts.

[Paragraph (e) amended by section 2(b) of the Constitution Seventeenth Amendment Act, 2012 (Act No. 72 of 2013)]