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Magistrates Amendment Act, No. 66 of 1998

Long title


To amend the Magistrates’ Courts Act, 1944, so as to effect certain consequential amendments; to make provision for the creation of administrative regions; to further regulate the appointment of magistrates; to further regulate the exercising of administrative control over the functions performed by magistrates; and to increase the penal jurisdiction of magistrates’ courts; to amend the Magistrates Act, 1993, so as to regulate the assignment of administrative functions to magistrates; to make provision for certain penalty provisions to be prescribed by regulation; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Amendment of section 1 of Act 32 of 1944...
2. Amendment of section 2 of Act 32 of 1944...
3. Amendment of section 9 of Act 32 of 1944...
4. Substitution of section 10 of Act 32 of 1944
5. Amendment of section 12 of Act 32 of 1944...
6. Amendment of section 92 of Act 32 of 1944...
7. Substitution of section 14 of Act 90 of 1993...
8. Amendment of section 16 of Act 90 of 1993...
9. Short title

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