Traditional Courts Bill [B1- 2017]Call for comments opened 20 February 2017 Share this page:
Submissions are now closed (since 15 March 2017)
The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services invites you to make written submissions on the Traditional Courts Bill [B1- 2017].
The purpose of the Traditional Courts Bill is to:
▪ provide a uniform legislative framework for the structure and functioning of traditional courts, in line with constitutional imperatives and values.
Submissions must be received by no later than 15 March 2017. Please indicate if you are interested in making a verbal presentation. Public hearings will be held in Parliament.
Comments can be emailed to Mr. V Ramaano at firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than Wednesday, 15 March 2017
For Public hearings' dates and enquiries please contact Mr V Ramaano on tel (021) 403 3820 or cell 083 709 8427
Issued by Hon. Dr Mathole Motshekga, MP, Chairperson: PC on Justice and Correctional Services
The aim of the Traditional Courts Bill, 2017 (‘‘the Bill’’), is to replace the current legislative framework in terms of which disputes are resolved in terms of customary law, in line with constitutional imperatives and values.