Your most comprehensive collection of national, provincial and local government legislation available in online, bound, loose-leaf or mobile digital format.
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Fully consolidated, current and cross-referenced legislation
South African national, provincial and local government legislation and Government Gazettes. Accurate, up to date and complete collection of Acts, Bills, by-laws, subordinate legislation and Gazettes. Various solutions published online on Lexis Library, in print loose-leaf and bound formats and in digital format on LexisMobile. Updated daily, weekly, quarterly, bi-annually or annually depending on your choice of format.
Lexis® Library: National Legislation
- Fully cross-referenced and current consolidated Acts and regulations from 1910 to date, including repealed legislation
- Updated daily and accessible to browse in alphabetical or chronological order or by research area
- Fully annotated with links from principal Acts to amendment Acts, regulations and wording of sections prior to amendment for easy cross-referencing
- Acts and regulations new releases available within 24 hours
- Bills, draft Bills and Green and White Papers available within 24 hours
- Includes additional features such as the complementary Bill Tracker, Legislation Watch, Gazette Watch and the Quick Guide.
- Wette, regulasies and indeks also available in Afrikaans where applicable
Tracks and displays previous versions of principal Acts prior to their various amendments. This enables a point in time view of an Act, as well as a comparison of two different versions with changes clearly displayed.
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All provincial legislation comprising Acts assigned to the provinces, as well as Acts, ordinances and regulations of the 9 provincial legislatures. Legislation is consolidated, annotated and up to date. Arranged by province and subject, with alphabetical and chronological indexes for ease of use.
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Local Government Legislation
Municipal by-laws, rules, notices, policy documents and tariffs. Arranged by metropolitan, district and local municipalities of each province. Includes lists of disestablished municipalities and former municipalities’ legislation. Latest by-laws released keeps you up to date.
Full text of SA national and provincial gazettes, updated daily with Acts, Bills, proclamations, notices, liquor licences, tender bulletins and road carrier permits. Historical data for government gazettes from 1910 and provincial gazettes from 2004. FREE weekly email service Gazette Watch links to it.
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Statutes of South Africa (loose-leaf)
Forty A4 binders of consolidated and annotated Acts arranged under 94 subject titles, with references to decided cases, regulations and detailed subject index cross-referenced to the Acts. Updates are published bi-annually with optional complementary services: Noter-up, Wording of Sections and the Quickguide. Published in English and Afrikaans.
Statutes of South Africa (bound edition)
Nine annually updated A5 hard cover volumes arranged under 35 subject titles. The set includes fully consolidated and annotated enforced Acts (excl. purely financial measures). Also included are summaries of Amending Acts, tables of Gazettes (from 1990), statutes judicially considered (from 1947) and Acts alphabetical and chronological listed (from 1910).
Butterworths Legislation Service (BLS)
A quarterly legislation service comprising 26 principal English Acts and 22 Afrikaans Acts, each with related regulations, rules, notices, tables of cases and subject indexes. Available individually by Act and related materials, or collectively, in an A5 loose-leaf format. Includes a free subscription to LexisMobile, a mobile device app, enabling digital access.
Butterworths Regional Legislation Service (BRLS)
Provincial legislation available in individual A4 loose-leaf binders for each province. A comprehensive collection of Acts assigned and provincial Acts, ordinances and regulations. Updated twice a year, plus a quarterly Bulletin to alert subscribers to recent legislation. Eastern and Western Cape not available in print.
FREE Gazette Watch
Complementary weekly email alert service to keep you informed on all new legislation. Covers national, provincial and local government legislation from Bills, Acts and by-laws to regulations, notices and legislation for comment.
Law of South AfricaRelease Date: November 01, 1997R43,801.27
Statutes of South Africa with Noter-Up and Wording of SectionsRelease Date: December 01, 2000R38,977.47
Statutes of South Africa 2017 (Bound Edition)R6,440.00
Butterworths Forms and Precedents 27 Vol setRelease Date: September 09, 1999R32,169.32
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