Courts and Administration of Justice in South Africa

The courts are independent and subject only to the Constitution and the law, which they must apply impartially and without fear, favour or prejudice. The Chief Justice is the head of the judiciary and exercises responsibility over the establishment and monitoring of norms and standards for the exercise of the judicial functions of all courts.

Constitution of South African

We, the people of South Africa, Recognise the injustices of our past; Honour those who suffered for justice and freedom in our land; Respect those who have worked to build and develop our country; and Believe that South Africa belongs to all who live in it, united in our diversity.

Courts and Administration of Justice – Constitution of South Africa

  Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996   165. Judicial Authority 166. Judicial System 167. Constitutional Court 168. Supreme Court Appeal 169. High Court of South Africa 170. Other Courts 171. Court Procedures 172. Powers of Courts in Constitutional Matters 173. Inherent Power 174. Appointment of Judicial Officers…