Welcome to the South african Judiciary
The Office of the Chief Justice (OCJ) is a newly established National Department proclaimed by the President of the Republic of South Africa on 23 August 2010.Subsequent to the Proclamation of the OCJ as a National Department, the Minister for Public Service and Administration..
Legislative and Other Mandate
In discharging its mandate the Office of the Chief Justice shall be guided by the Constitution, other Legislation and policies that constitute the legal framework for the establishment of the office.
The South African Judicial System
Section 166 of the Constitution of the Republic which deals with the Judicial System establishes the following courts:
- the Constitutional Court;
- the Supreme Court of Appeal;