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Deputy Minister To Attend Small Claims Court Workshop (Durban)

21 February 2019

Small Claims Courts are a vital part of improving access to justice, especially to the poor. These courts usually sit after hours and Commissioners assist on a voluntary basis, without any compensation. Commissioners are private legal practitioners, magistrates or legal academics.

The Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Mr John Jeffery, MP, will be attending a training event and workshop for KZN’s Small Claims Court Commissioners in Durban on Saturday, 23 February 2019.

He will also be making important announcements regarding the latest developments around Small Claims Courts in our country.

Members of the media are invited as follows:

Date:              23 February 2019
Time:             08h30

For media confirmations contact Bheka Kweyama on 071 563 0032/

Issued by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development          
Enquiries: Steve Mahlangu
Department of Justice and Constitutional Development
079 878 7587