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Guidelines

  1. Guidelines on how to make a submission on the Restitution Bill (October 2013). Download
  2. Guidelines for writing a letter (to the Speaker and Select Committee) - Traditional Courts Bill 2012. Download
  3. Guidelines for writing a submission (to Parliament) - Traditional Courts Bill 2012. Download

Traditional Courts Bill, 2017

  1. LARC: Submission on the Traditional Courts Bill 1 of 2017 (dated 15 March 2017) Download

Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill 8 of 2017

  1. LARC: Submission on the Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill 8 of 2017 (dated 5 June 2017) Download

  2. UPDATED: LARC: Submission on the Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill 8 of 2017 (dated 10 November 2017) Download

Communal Property Associations Amendment Bill, 2016

  1. LARC: Submission on the Communal Property Associations Amendment Bill, 2016. Download

Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill, 2015

  1. LARC: Submission on the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill, 2015. Download


KwaZulu-Natal Royal Household Trust Bill of 2015

  1. Centre for Law and Society: Comment to the Secretary of the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature - June 2015. Download


Draft Regulations in terms of the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013

  1. Centre for Law and Society: Comment on revised Draft Regulations to Department of Rural Development and Land Reform - January 2015. Download
  2. Centre for Law and Society: Submission to Department of Rural Development and Land Reform - September 2014. Download


Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill [B 50-2013]

  1. Centre for Law and Society: Submission to Portfolio Committee on Women, Children and People with Disabilities - January 2014. Download
  2. Centre for Law and Society: Oral presentation at public hearings by the Portfolio Committee on Women, Children and People with Disabilities - January 2014. Download


Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Bill [B 35-2013]

  1. Centre for Law and Society: Comments to Department of Rural Development and Land Reform - June 2013. Download
  2. Centre for Law and Society: Submission to Portfolio Committee on Rural Development and Land Reform - November 2013. Download


Traditional Courts Bill [B 1-2012]

  1. Law, Race and Gender Research Unit: February 2012. Download
  2. Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution: September 2012. Download
  3. Community Law Centre: April 2012; September 2012. Download
  4. Democratic Left Front: February 2012. Download
  5. Chuma Himonga (NRF Chair in Customary Law): February 2012. Download
  6. Lesbian and Gay Equality Project: February 2012. Download
  7. Legal Resources Centre: February 2012 letter; February 2012 submission
  8. South African Human Rights Commission: February 2012. Download
  9. Triangle Project: September 2012. Download
  10. Thohoyandou Victim Empowerment Trust: September 2012. Download
  11. Women's Legal Centre: February 2012. Download
  12. Eastern Cape:
    • Border Rural Committee: February 2012. Download
    • Eastern Cape Community Land Reform Organisation: February 2012. Download
    • Eastern Cape Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex Organisation: February 2012. Download
    • Concerned Residents of Herschel: April 2012. Download
    • Ilizwi Lamafama Farmers Union: September 2012. Download
    • Funeka Miriam Mateza: September 2012. Download
    • Ndlambe Residents Association: February 2012. Download
    • Ndwayana Community Development Forum: February 2012. Download
    • Nobumba Local Development Forum: February 2012. Download
    • Rural People's Movement: February 2012. Download
    • Vulamasango Singene Intsika Yethu District: February 2012. Download
    • Vulamasango Singene Lady Frere District: February 2012. Download
    • Vulamasango Singene Mnquma District: February 2012. Download
    • Vulamasango Singene Mount Frere District: February 2012. Download
    • Woodlands Residents Association: February 2012. Download
  13. KwaZulu-Natal:
  1. Limpopo:
  • Duvula Royal Council: February 2012. Download
  • Limpopo Legal Advice Centre: August 2012. Download
  • Mahuntsi Traditional Community: February 2012. Download
  • Makuleke Traditional Community / Makuleke Communal Property Association: February 2012. Download
  • Maphanyi Community Development Forum: February 2012. Download
  • Limpopo Province Community Task Team on TCB: February 2012. Download
  • Nkanyani Traditional Community: February 2012. Download
  • Sehokho Community Property Association: February 2012. Download
  • Shigalo Wa Muhunguti Tribal Council: February 2012. Download
  • Ribungwani Dynasty, Tiyani Settlement: February 2012. Download
  1. Mpumalanga:
  • Twelve Committee, Daggakraal: February 2012. Download
  • Litsembaletfu Farmers' Association: January 2012; February 2012.
  • Manyeleti Community Land Claim: February 2012. Download
  • Moletji Community Property Association: February 2012. Download
  • Nkomazi Community Advice Office: February 2012. Download
  • Silwanendlala Ubuntu Farmers: February 2012. Download
  1. North West:

Black Authorities Act Repeal Bill [B 9-2010]

  1. Custom, citizenship and rights: Community voices on the repeal of the Black Authorities Act, July 2010. Download


Traditional Courts Bill [B 15-2008]

  1. Johannesburg Bar. Download
  2. Legal Resources Centre. Download
  3. Sindiso Mnisi. Download
  4. Professor Ben Cousins, Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS). Download
  5. Jennifer Williams, Women's Legal Centre. Download
  6. Professor Thandabantu Nhlapo and Professor Tom Bennett, University of Cape Town. Download
  7. Professor Chuma Himonga and Advocate Rashida Manjoo, University of Cape Town. Download
  8. Joint Monitoring Committee on the Improvement of Quality of Life and Status of Women. Download
  9. Charlotte Mokgosi, Makgobistad Community Committee. Download
  10. Patrick Mashego, Letebejane Village. Download
  11. Monoko Thomas Moshitoa, Bakone Development Forum. Download
  12. Sizani Ngubane, KwaZulu-Natal Rural Women's Movement. Download
  13. Stephen Segopotso Tongoane, Kalkfontein B and C Community. Download
  14. Royal Bafokeng Nation. Download
  15. Nhlangwini Traditional Council. Download