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Magistrates Act, 90 of 1993

Long title


To provide for the establishment, constitution, objects and functions of a Magistrates Commission; to further regulate the appointment and remuneration of, and vacation of office by, magistrates; to provide that certain conditions of service of magistrates and other judicial officers may be determined by regulation; and to provide for matters in connection therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1.Definitions
2.Establishment of Magistrates Commission
3.Consultation of Commission and period of office of members
4.Objects of Commission
5.Meetings of Commission
6.Committees of Commission
6A.Investigation of complaints against magistrate [...inserted by Act 1996_035_004_19960703]
6B.Establishment of complaints committee [...inserted by Act 1996_035_004_19960703]
6C.Proviso [...inserted by Act 1996_035_004_19960703]
7.Functions of Commission
8.Remuneration and expenses of members of Commission and committees
9.Secretary and staff of Commission
10.Appointment of magistrates
11.Conditions of service of magistrates, except salary and vacation of office
12.[Salaries] [Remuneration] of magistrates [...substituted by way of unmarked omission and unmarked insertion by Act 2003_028_003_20031031]
13.Vacation of office and discharge of magistrates
14.Powers and duties of magistrates
15.Magistrates shall not perform other paid work
15A.Equal benefits accruing to spouses and partners of magistrates [...inserted by Act 2003_028_005_20031031] 
16.Regulations
17.Amendment of section 9 of Act 32 of 1944...
18.Transitional provisions and saving
19.Short title and commencement

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As unamended Act 1993_090_000_19930707 EXT.LINK REQ.INFO LINK
As amended by Act 1993_204_000_19940126N/AREQ.INFOLINK
As amended by Act 1995_085_000_19951004N/AREQ.INFOLINK
As amended by Act 1996_018_000_19960419N/AREQ.INFOLINK
As amended by Act 1996_035_000_19960703N/AREQ.INFOLINK
As amended by Act 1996_104_000_19961127N/AREQ.INFOLINK
As amended by Act 1997_047_000_19971013N/AREQ.INFOLINK
As amended by Act 1998_066_000_19981007N/AREQ.INFOLINK
As amended by Act 1998_122_000_19981211N/AREQ.INFOLINK
As amended by Act 2000_062_000_20001213N/AREQ.INFOLINK
As amended by Act 2003_028_000_20031031N/AREQ.INFOLINK
As amended by Act 2015_024_000_20160108N/AREQ.INFOLINK
As amended by Act 2017_008_000_20170802N/AREQ.INFOLINK
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