ISBN CPMCS0001
Author Van Loggerenberg
Edition JUTA

 

Volume I: The Act

  • Prefaces to earlier editions of the work, dating back to 1905
  • Full text of the Magistrates’ Courts Act 32 of 1944, with commentary
  • Substantive separate discussions of recusation; attachment of things; interdicts; mandamenten van spolie; non-joinder and misjoinder
  • Comprehensive index and tables of cases and statutes
  •  Appendices relating to equality courts and courts established for regional divisions (areas of jurisdiction and places for sitting); State Liability Act

Volume II: The Rules

  • Prefaces to earlier editions of the work, dating back to 1905
  • Full text of the Magistrates’ Courts Rules, with commentary
  • Substantive separate discussions dealing with interest; parties; particular defences; costs in general; and Sheriff’s liability for negligence in execution
  • Comprehensive index and tables of cases, statutes, rules and practice directives referred to in the work
  • Schedule of statutory limitations on civil proceedings, indicating expiry periods in respect of actions ex delicto against state organs, as provided for in various statutes
  • Civil practice directives  for the regional courts in South Africa
  • Further appendices with commentary on subjects including the tariff of allowances payable to witnesses; the authentication of documents; the use of the word ‘may’ in statutes; administration of an oath or affirmation; civil practice directions for regional courts.