Invaluable resource released for busy litigators

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21 Jun 2016

The latest edition of a well-respected LexisNexis publication gives magistrates, judges and legal practitioners, quick access to the time periods that apply as far as the court rules, filing time periods and administrative action are concerned.

Procedural Timetables and Prescription Periods 2016 provides a convenient and inexpensive collation of procedural timetables and prescription periods relating to the superior and lower courts.

Content of Procedural Timetables and Prescription Periods covers Procedural Timetables for action and application proceedings in the High Court, Small Claims Court, Magistrates’ Courts, Constitutional Court, Labour Court, Labour Appeal Court, Land Claims Court, Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), Tax Court, Competition Commission, Competition Tribunal, Competition Appeal Court, Patent Regulations and Trade Mark Regulations.


Also included are the prescription and expiry periods for a number of Acts as well as the procedural timetables contained in the Patent, Trade Mark and Design Regulations.

There is also a dedicated section on Practice Directives for the Eastern Cape High Court, Kwazulu-Natal High Court (Durban and Pietermaritzburg), Limpopo High Court, North Gauteng High Court, North West High Court (Mafikeng), Northern Cape High Court, Orange Free State, South Gauteng High Court and Western Cape High Court.

Procedural Timetables and Prescription Periods 2016 (ISBN: 9780409125887, March 2016) is available through the LexisNexis online bookstore at at a cost of R296.40 (incl. VAT, excl. delivery).

Editor, Derek Harms SC has also worked on other authoritative works published by LexisNexis including Civil Procedure in the Magistrates’ Courts.


(This article is provided for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. For more information on the topic, please contact the author/s or the relevant provider.)

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