Judicial Matters Amendment Bill [B 13B-2019]

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Submissions are now closed (since 03 July 2020)

NCOP Security and Justice

The Select Committee on Security and Justice invites you to submit written submissions on the Judicial Matters Amendment Bill [B 13B-2019] (National Assembly– sec 75).

The Judicial Matters Amendment Bill seeks to:
▪ Amend the Divorce Act, 1979 (Act No. 70 of 1979) and the National Prosecuting Act, 1998 (Act No. 32 of 1998) with the intention to address practical and technical issues.
▪ Clause 1 of the Bill amends section 7 of the Divorce Act, 1979 (Act No. 70 of 1979) to remedy where the court declared section 7(3) of the Divorce Act, 1979, constitutionally invalid.
▪ Clause 2 of the Bill amends section 12 of the National Prosecuting Act, 1998 (Act No. 32 of 1998), which deals with the term of office of the National Director of Public Prosecutions and Deputy National Directors of Public Prosecutions.

Written submissions must be received by no later than 3 July 2020.

Comments can be emailed to Mr G Dixon at gdixon@parliament.gov.za by no later than Friday, 3 July 2020.

Enquiries can be directed to Mr G Dixon on tel (021) 403 3771

Issued by Hon. S Shaikh, MP, Chairperson: Select Committee on Security and Justice.