DOJ Notices

Notices from the Department of Justice (DOJ)

Click on the links below for the latest notices from the DOJ:
Directive/notice Date
Office of the Deputy Minister for Justice and Constitutional Development online meeting on the progress with the challenges experienced at the Offices of the Master 6 June 2024
Civil Online Portal System: Limpopo – Piloting of the Civil Online Portal System for District and Regional Courts
27 May 2024
Proposed amendments to Magistrates’ Courts Rule 72 (notice agreeing to or opposing mediation): harmonisation of the Magistrates’ Courts Mediation Rules with Uniform Rule 41A

Draft amended Magistrates’ Courts Mediation Rules

Uniform Rule 41A: Proposed Draft Amendments

23 April 2024
Deceased Estates Online Registration Training Webinar 22 January 2024
Amended Notice 2 of 2022: Pigeonholes for outgoing mail at Master’s Office Bloemfontein 5 December 2023
National Wills Week 29 August 2023
New proposed Magistrates’ Courts Rule 26A – evidence by audio-visual link 6 July 2023
Chief Master’s Directive 2 of 2023: Bankruptcy matters: Standardise the Submission of Requisitions 8 May 2023
Court applications and various notices served upon the Master 18 April 2023
Stakeholder Engagement – KwaZulu-Natal Province 9 March 2023
Cape Town Master’s Office – limited access 6 – 17 March 2023 1 March 2023
Stakeholder engagement (Polokwane and Thohoyandou) – Invitation from the Solicitor General 23 February 2023
Stakeholder engagement (Western Cape) – Invitation from the Solicitor General 1 February 2023
Proposed amendments to Form 33A of the Magistrates’ Courts Rules 6 January 2023
Invitation: Stakeholder engagement for Gauteng Province 17 November 2022
Western Cape Master’s Office updated contact details 4 April 2022
Citation of courts post rationalisation – KwaZulu-Natal

Schedule 1: KwaZulu-Natal Province

4 April 2022
Invitation for comments – Proposed amendments to Magistrates’ Courts rules 2, 41 and 43 (Online auctions and the issuing of warrants) 13 December 2021
The Pretoria Family Court relocates to new premises 27 August 2021
Magistrates’ Courts Act 32 of 1944: Appointment of places within each Regional Division for the holding of a court

Section 35 Consent Form

Section 35 Application Form

12 November 2020
Proposed amendments to Magistrates Courts Rule 43: Execution against immovable property 1 October 2020


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