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Magistrates Act, 1993

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To provide for the establishment, constitution, objects and functions of a Magistrates Commission; to further regulate the appointment and remuneration of, and vacation of office by, magistrates; to provide that certain conditions of service of magistrates and other judicial officers may be determined by regulation; and to provide for matters in connection therewith.

 

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Latest Developments:

 

The Magistrates Act, 1993 (Act No. 90 of 1993) has been updated by Notices, Determination of Salaries and Allowances of Magistrates as per Notice No. 1380 of GG42107 dated 13 December 2018.

 

The Magistrates' Courts Act, 1944 (Act No. 32 of 1944) has been updated by Proclamations, Commencement of the Courts of Law Amendment Act, 2017 as per Proclamation No. R.22 of GG41801 dated 27 July 2018.

 

The Magistrates' Courts Act, 1944 (Act No. 32 of 1944) has been amended by the Courts of Law Amendment Act, 2017 as per Notice No. 769 of GG41017 dated 2 August 2017.

 

The Magistrates Act, 1993 (Act No. 90 of 1993) has been amended by the Judicial Matters Amendment Act (Act No. 8 of 2017), Gazette No. 41018 and Notice No. 770, dated 2 August 2017.

 

The Magistrates Act, 1993 (Act No. 90 of 1993) has been amended by the Judicial Matters Amendment Act, 2015 (Act No. 24 of 2015) GG 39587, Notice No. 21 dated 8 January 2016.

 

The Magistrates Act, 1993 (Act No. 90 of 1993) has been amended by the Judicial Officers (Amendment of Conditions of Service) Act, 2003 (Act No. 28 of 2003)

 

The Magistrates Act, 1993 (Act No. 90 of 1993) has been amended by the Judicial Matters Amendment Act, 2000 (Act No. 62 of 2000)

 

The Magistrates Act, 1993 (Act No. 90 of 1993) has been amended by the Magistrates Amendment Act, 1998 (Act No. 66 of 1998)

 

The Magistrates Act, 1993 (Act No. 90 of 1993) has been amended by the Public Service Laws Amendment Act, 1997 (Act No. 47 of 1997)

 

The Magistrates Act, 1993 (Act No. 90 of 1993) has been amended by the Judicial matters Amendment Act, 1996 (Act No. 104 of 1996)

 

The Magistrates Act, 1993 (Act No. 90 of 1993) has been amended by the Magistrates Amendment Act, 1996 (Act No. 35 of 1996)

 

The Magistrates Act, 1993 (Act No. 90 of 1993) has been amended by the Justice Laws Rationalisation Act, 1996 (Act No. 18 of 1996)

 

The Magistrates Act, 1993 (Act No. 90 of 1993) has been amended by the Judicial Matters Amendment Act, 1995 (Act No. 85 of 1995)

 

The Magistrates Act, 1993 (Act No. 90 of 1993) has been amended by the Regulations for Judicial Officers in Lower Courts, Government Gazette 15524, Notice No. R. 361, dated 11 March 1994

 

The Magistrates Act, 1993 (Act No. 90 of 1993) has been amended by the General Law Sixth Amendment Act, 1993 (Act No. 204 of 1993)

 

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