Reports/Recommendations to the Minister

In terms of section 98(4) the National Forum on the Legal Profession must report to the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services every six months on its activities and the Minister must, immediately on receipt thereof, submit the report to Parliament.

Recommendations to the Minister

  • Section 109 Regulations (as settled between the Minister and the NF in June 2018). View here.
  • Section 94 Regulations (submitted by the NF to the Minister in January 2018).
    View here.
  • Rules in terms of s 95(1) and (3) approved by the NF on 7 July 2018 and due to be gazetted on 20 July 2018. View here.
  • Code of Conduct  – this will be gazetted for comment by the Legal Practice Council once it comes into operation   – View here.
The National Forum submitted its recommendations to the Minister in terms of s 97(1) of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014, on 25 October 2017.
Download the recommendations here.

  1. Election of the Legal Practice Council (LPC). View here.
  2. Establishment of Provincial Councils (PCs). View here.
  3. Election of PCs and their composition, powers and functions. View here and here.
  4. Practical vocational training (PVT) requirements. View here.
  5. Right of appearance of candidate legal practitioners. View here.
  6. Winding up of the NF. View here.
  7. LPC funding model. View here.
  8. LPC cost structure. View here.

Reports to the Minister

 NF Third Report to the Minister 29 September 2016  Download
 NF Second Report to the Minister 10 March 2016  Download
 NF First Report to the Minister  30 July 2015  Download