n Annual Survey of South African Law - Civil and constitutional procedure and jurisdiction

Volume 2010, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0376-4605



The Jurisdiction of Regional Courts Amendment Act 31 of 2008 commenced on 9 August 2010 (Proc R41 33448 of 6 August 2010). This event gave rise to the simultaneous repeal of the Divorce Court rules made under section 10(4) of the Administration Amendment Act 9 of 1925 and the commencement of the Rules Regulating the Conduct of the Proceedings of the Magistrates' Courts of South Africa, in terms of section 9(4) of the Jurisdiction of Regional Courts Amendment Act 31 of 2008 (read with rule 70 of the said rules) on 15 October 2010 (GN 888 33620 of 8 October 2010). The new rules are contained in GN R740 33487 of 23 August 2010.

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