Proclaimed Magisterial Districts

Interactive Map: Northern Cape Magisterial Districts and Lower Courts

From 1 December 2014, communities will get the following services from courts near to them: Hearings of criminal cases and civil disputes, Maintenance, Small Claims Courts, Domestic Violence, Children’ Court, Deceased Estates and Mediation Serivces. If you are not sure where to get help or you are unable to access or understand the maps of the new demarcation ask the court manager at your nearest court.

LEGENDS/KEYS: Magistrate Courts Branch & Detached Courts Periodical Courts in the District.

You can also follow this link to obtain the contact details for the courts if you are experiencing problems seeing or navigating the map.
Alternatively you can still do a place name search per region to find the nearest court.

Northern Cape Magisterial Districts PDF Boundry Maps

1. Frances Baard [Main Seat: Kimberley; Sub Districts: Barkly West; Galeshewe; Haartswater; Jan Kempdorp; Warrenton]

2. John Taolo Gaetsewe [Main Seat: Kuruman; Sub Districts: Kudumane; Kathu; Olifantshoek]

3. Namakwa [Main Seat: Springbok; Sub Districts: Calvinia; Fraserburg; Garies; Pofadder; Port Nolloth; Sutherland; Williston]

4. Pixley Ka Seme [Main Seat: Britstown; Sub Districts: Carnavon; Colesberg; De Aar; Douglas; Griekwastad; Hanover; Hopetown; Noupoort; Phillipstown; Prieska; Richmond; Victoria West]

5. ZF Mgcawu [Main Seat: Upington; Sub Districts: Groblershoop; Kakamas; Keimoes; Kenhardt; Postmasburg]

Government Gazettes

Enquiries on the Rationalisation Project can be directed to:
Mr Zacharia (Moagi) Makena
Deputy Director (Court Establishment)
Tel: 012 315 1767. Fax: 086 507 4984, E-mail: