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Judicial Matters Amendment Act 12 of 2020 (English / Afrikaans)

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12 of 2020

The Judicial Matters Amendment Act 12 of 2020 intends:

  • to amend:
  • the Divorce Act, 1979, so as to further regulate the division of assets and maintenance of parties in divorce proceedings in accordance with a judgment of the Constitutional Court; and
  • the National Prosecuting Authority Act, 1998, so as to deal with aspects pertaining to the term of office of the National Director of Public Prosecutions and the Deputy National Directors of Public Prosecutions in accordance with a judgment of the Constitutional Court; and
  • to provide for matters connected therewith.


22 October 2020