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NATIONAL LEGISLATION OVERVIEWS
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Supreme Court Act, No. 59 of 1959
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1]

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[...repealed by Act 1959_059_055 Sch1]

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SECTION TITLE

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Definitions"]
2.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Constitution of Supreme Court of South Africa"]
3.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Constitution of divisions"]
4.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Seats of divisions"]
5.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Scope and execution of process of appellate division"]
6.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Areas of jurisdiction of provincial and local divisions"]
7.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Circuit local divisions"]
8.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Disposal of records and execution of judgments of circuit "]
9.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Removal of proceedings from one division to another"]
10.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Appointment, remuneration and tenure of office of judges"]
11.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Judge not to hold any other office of profit"]
12.
[see also Constitutional Court Order in Not. 1382 in GG21910 dated 2000/12/22 wef 1994/04/27] [...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Constitution of court of appellate"]
13.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Constitution of courts of provincial or local "]
14.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "More than one court of a division may sit at the same time"]
15.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Nature of courts and seals"]
16.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Proceedings to be carried on in open court"]
17.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Manner of arriving at decisions in courts of provincial or local divisions"]
18.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Certified copies of court records admissible as evidence"]
19.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Persons over whom and matters in relation to which provincial and local divisions have jurisdiction"]
19bis.
[...inserted by Act 1964_080_040] [...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Reference of particular matters for investigation by referee"]
20.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Appeals to Supreme Court in general"]
21.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Appeals to appellate division"]
21A.
[...inserted by Act 1993_129_022] [...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Powers of court of appeal in certain civil proceedings"]
22.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Powers of court on hearing of appeals"]
23.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Settlement of conflicting decisions in civil cases"]
24.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Grounds of review of proceedings of inferior courts"]
25.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "No process to be issued against judge except with consent of court"]
26.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Scope and execution of process of provincial and local divisions"]
27.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Time allowed for appearance"]
27A.
[...inserted by Act 1991_004_005] [...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Judgment by default"]
28.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Prohibition on attachment to found jurisdiction or arrest where defendant resides within the Republic"]
29.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Circumstances in which security for costs shall not be required"]
30.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Manner of securing attendance of witnesses or the production of any document or thing in civil proceedings and penalties for failure"]
31.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Manner in which witness may be dealt with on refusal to give evidence or produce documents"]
32.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Examination by interrogatories of persons whose evidence is required in civil cases"]
33.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Manner of dealing with commissions rogatoire, letters of request and documents for service originating from foreign countries"]
34.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Appointment of officers of the Supreme Court"]
34A.
[...inserted by Act 1983_053_003][...repealed by Act 1986_090_064(1)]
35.
[...repealed by Act 1986_090_064(1)]
36.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Execution of process"]
37.
[...repealed by Act 1986_090_064(1)]
38.
[...repealed by Act 1986_090_064(1)]
39.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Property not liable to be seized in execution"]
40.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Offences relating to execution"]
41.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Transmission of summonses, writs and other process and of notice of issue thereof by telegraph"]
42.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Witness fees"]
43.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Rules of court"]
44.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Existing divisions and courts"]
45.
[...deleted by Proc. 222 dated 1981/11/06]
46.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Repeal of laws"]
47.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "Short title and date of commencement"]
Sch.1.
[s46][...repealed by Act 2001_041_004(1)] [...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "FIRST SCHEDULE"]
Sch.2.
[...repealed by Act 2013_010_055 Sch1 - was entitled "SECOND SCHEDULE. LAWS REPEALED"]
 
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As amended by Act No. 1962_093_000_00000000 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1963_085_000_00000000 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1964_080_000_00000000 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1967_102_000_00000000 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1969_015_000_00000000 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1970_041_000_00000000 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1970_092_000_00000000 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1973_062_000_00000000 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1974_094_000_00000000 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1976_037_000_00000000 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1977_003_000_00000000 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1977_086_000_00000000 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1980_046_000_00000000 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1982_105_000_00000000 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1983_053_000_19830504 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1985_087_000_00000000 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1986_090_000_00000000 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1986_097_000_19860912 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1989_088_000_00000000 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1991_004_000_00000000 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1993_129_000_19930723 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1996_075_000_19961120 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1996_104_000_19961127 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1997_047_000_19971013 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 1998_122_000_19981211 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 2000_062_000_20001213 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 2001_041_000_20011205 N/A
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As amended by Act No. 2004_012_000_20040428 N/A
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As repealed by Act No 2013_010_000_20130812 N/A
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