Judiciary Act, 1968


Judiciary Act, 1968

Act 38 of 1968

  • Assented to on 11 December 1968
  • Commenced on 6 September 1968
  • [This is the version of this document at 1 December 1998.]
An Act to enable judicial appointments to be made from persons who have held office or practised in the Commonwealth and South Africa.

1. Short title

This Act may be cited as the Judiciary Act, 1968.

2. Under sections 98 and 144 of the Constitution

The Republic of South Africa shall be a prescribed country for the purposes of section 98 and of the definition of "high judicial office" in section 144 of the Constitution.

3. Under section 106 of the Constitution

All Commonwealth countries and the Republic of South Africa shall be designated countries for the purposes of section 106 of the Constitution.
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History of this document

01 December 1998 this version
11 December 1968
Assented to
06 September 1968

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Documents citing this one 1

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  1. Hire-Purchase Act, 1969