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The South African court system is organized in a clear hierarchically by Chapter 8 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, specifically s, and consists of (from lowest to highest legal authority). Firstly, a number of Magistrates' Courts (both smaller Regional and larger District).
Secondly, a single High Court with multiple divisions across the country, both regional. Forms of judicial review Review of the proceedings of inferior courts. The High Courts may be asked to review the proceedings of inferior courts, such as magistrates’ courts and small claims courts, on grounds set out in section 24 of the Supreme Court Act.
The grounds are absence of jurisdiction, bias or corruption on the part of the presiding officer, gross irregularity in the proceedings. ADD TO ENQUIRY TO ORDER. Pollak on Jurisdiction has remained the most trusted, authoritative work on the subject sinceoften being referred to with approval by South African courts and scholars.
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In South Africa the private legal status of a person is determined by the law of the country or place in which such a person is domiciled. This is known as the lex domicilii. As an example, a South African Court has jurisdiction to grant an order of divorce provided one party or both parties to a marriage are domiciled within the area of jurisdiction of such a Court on the date of the.
South African law consists of the Constitution which is the supreme law of the country, legislation (acts of the national and provincial legislatures, and governmental regulations), judicial precedent, the common law (rules developed by previous decisions of superior courts, and rules and principles discussed in the 'old Roman-Dutch authorities.
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