List Of Magistrates In South Africa

By | January 4, 2023

List Of Magistrates In South Africa

Magistrates are trained, volunteer members of the local community who make decisions in criminal and family cases in Magistrates’ courts and the Family Court.

In this articles tries to answer the question by publishing the full list of Magistrates In South Africa

Below are the The Full List Of Magistrates In South Africa

CommissionerCurrent Position
1.Justice AP Ledwaba (Chairperson of the Magistrates Commission)DJP Gauteng Division of the High Court
2.The Honourable Deputy Minister J Jeffery, MPDeputy Minister: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development
3.Mr MS MakamuRegional Magistrate
4.Mrs Z MbaloRegional Court President
5.Mr DM ThulareChief Magistrate
6.Mrs YP SidlovaChief Magistrate
7.Ms G TuckSenior Magistrate
8.Ms LE Raborife-NchabelengMagistrate
9.Adv CI MoosaAdvocate
10.Adv K RamaimelaAdvocate
11.Mr MN MpyaLecturer
12.Dr G MoshoeuHead of SAJEI
13.Ms DE Dlakude, MPNational Assembly
14.Mr QR Dyantyi, MPNational Assembly
15.Mr W Horn, MPNational Assembly
16.Mr GA Gardee, MPNational Assembly
17.Mr YI Carrim, MPNational Council of Provinces
18.Mr EM Mthethwa, MPNational Council of Provinces
19.Mr MI Rayi, MPNational Council of Provinces
20.Mr WAS Aucamp, MPNational Council of Provinces
21.Ms N JaliAttorney
22.Ms MC MahlatjiAttorney
23.Prof NS RembeProfessor in Law
24.Ms PM Tengeni
25.Adv S BaloyiAdvocate
26.Mr MM MokoenaAttorney
27.Prof E HurterProfessor in Law ‚Äď UNISA

List of magistrates courts in South Africa

South Africa has a magistracy system divided into magisterial districts, with a magistrates court serving each area. Additionally, some periodical of branch courts sometimes provide administrative services. Presently, each province has regional divisions that sit in multiple locations within a region. By 2018, the country had 384 magisterial districts, 18 subdistricts, 235 periodical courts, and 79 branch courts. Similarly, the country had 1,914 magistrates as well as 351 regional court magistrates.

The division of magistrates courts simplifies, streamlines, and provides a structured court system defined by the administrative boundaries.

How many magistrates are in South Africa?

A There is 1 Constitutional Court; 1 Supreme Court of Appeal and nine Divisions of the High Court in South Africa (one in each province). There is one Regional Court Division for every High Court and there are 370 District Magistrates’ Courts.

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