Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Draft Bill [PMB5-2015]

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Justice and Correctional Services

In accordance with Rule 241(1)(b) of the Rules of the National Assembly notice is given that:

Hendrik Cornelus Schmidt MP intends introducing a private member’s bill shortly in order to amend the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 in order to further regulate the appointment of judicial officers and the composition of the Judicial Service Commission.

The Bill and Memorandum are available here: draft Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill

The Bill seeks to amend the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, so as to:
• further regulate the appointment of judicial officers and the composition of the Judicial Service Commission.

Interested parties and institutions are invited to submit written representation on the draft bill.

Comments can be emailed to Mr G Mgidlana at gmgidlana@parliament.gov.za and copied to cayleyg@da.org.za by no later than Saturday, 31 October 2015.