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Judicial Matters Amendment Act, No. 104 of 1996

Long title

To amend the Currency and Exchanges Act, 1933, so as to effect a technical correction; to amend the Insolvency Act, 1936, so as to further define a certain expression; to amend the Magistrates' Courts Act, 1944, so as to further regulate the appointment of judicial officers; to abolish the Regional Divisions Appointments Advisory Board; and to delete an obsolete provision; to amend the Pension Funds Act, 1956, so as to effect a technical correction; to amend the Supreme Court Act, 1959, so as to regulate certain appeals anew; to amend the Justices of the Peace and Commissioners of Oaths Act, 1963, so as to extend the offices, the holders of which are ex officio justices of the peace; to amend the Maintenance Act, 1963, so as to further regulate the service of maintenance orders; to amend the Administration of Estates Act, 1965, so as to further regulate the acceptance of a will; to amend the Attorneys Act, 1979, so as to provide for the cession of a contract of service; and to make further provision for rules of court; to amend the Judges' Remuneration and Conditions of Employment Act, 1989, so as to further regulate the power of the Minister of Justice to make a certain regulation; to amend the Investigation of Serious Economic Offences Act, 1991, so as to make provision for preparatory examination procedures; and to regulate prosecution in criminal proceedings by the Director and officials of the Office for Serious Economic Offences; to amend the Attorney-General Act, 1992, so as to further regulate the delegation powers of an attorney-general; to amend the Criminal Law Second Amendment Act, 1992, so as to substitute certain references; to amend the Magistrates Act, 1993, so as to substitute an obsolete expression; to amend the Magistrates' Courts Amendment Act, 1993, so as to delete an obsolete provision; to amend the Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act, 1995, so as to amend a definition; to further regulate the quorum for meetings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission; to further regulate the granting of amnesty; and to further regulate the powers of the Commission with regard to investigations and hearings; to amend the Justice Laws Rationalisation Act, 1996, so as to provide for further transitional provisions; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Amendment of section 9 of Act 9 of 1933...
2. Amendment of section 35A of Act 24 of 1936...
3. Amendment of section 9 of Act 32 of 1944...
4. Repeat of section 9bis of Act 32 of 1944
5. Amendment of section 114 of Act 32 of 1944...
6. Amendment of section 7E of Act 24 of 1956...
7. Substitution of section 21A of Act 59 of 1959...
8. Amendment of the First Schedule to Act 16 of 1963...
9. [...repealed by Act 1998_099_045 - was entitled "Amendment of section 5 of Act 23 of 1963..."]
10. Amendment of section 8 of Act 66 of 1965...
11. Substitution of section 10 of Act 53 of 1979...
12. Amendment of section 80 of Act 53 of 1979...
13. Amendment of section 82 of Act 53 of 1979
14. [...repealed by Act 2001_047_017 - was entitled "Amendment of section 12 of Act 88 of 1989..."]
15. Amendment of section 5 of Act 117 of 1991
16. Insertion of section 6A in Act 117 of 1991
17. Amendment of section 6 of Act 92 of 1992
18. Amendment of section 13 of Act 126 of 1992
19. Substitution of expression in Act 90 of 1993
20. Repeal of section 7 of Act 120 of 1993
21. Amendment of section 1 of Act 34 of 1995...
22. Amendment of section 10 of Act 34 of 1995
23. Amendment of section 20 of Act 34 of 1995...
24. Amendment of section 29 of Act 34 of 1995
25. Amendment of section 15 of Act 18 of 1996
26. Short title and commencement

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