The Judge President of the Gauteng Division of the High Court, Dunstan Mlambo, has issued a practice directive which applies to the Johannesburg division of the High Court. The purpose of the directive is to manage the enrolment of Rule 43 applications during administrative recess periods.
According to the directive, no more than three unopposed Rule 43 applications and not more than one opposed Rule 43 application will be enrolled daily during recess. The enrolment of these applications will be on the unopposed motion roll and will be heard by judges on unopposed motion recess duty. The directive applies only to matters enrolled at the Gauteng Division of the High Court, Johannesburg. The Gauteng Division of the High Court, Pretoria has its own practice regarding Rule 43 application enrolments during recess and that remains unchanged.
The directive is effective from the July 2019 administrative recess period. View it here.