oa News and Views for Magistrates - Court by surprise : the Equality Court comes to Mokerong

Volume 2004, Issue 04
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Extracted from text ... The office of the Magistrate Mokerong is situated about four kilometres west of the "platteland" town of Potgietersrus, now renamed Mokopane. The courts at Mokopane and Mokerong fall into two separate districts. The former serves the previously white area of Potgietersrus and the latter serves the mostly rural areas under the former "Bantustan" of Lebowa. After the redemarcation process, efforts are being made by the Department of Justice to merge the two courts into one jurisdictional district. The town of Mokopane (Potgietersrus) is surrounded by large farms which are almost all owned by white private individuals. They employ large ..

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