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Law & Government Publications: Law Reports

Electronic SA Law Reports

New JOL cases

South African Law Reports

LAW REPORTS BEFORE 1947

Law reports before 1947 were reported according to the divisions of the court.

Many reports were published privately and are known by the person who reported the cases i.e. Watermeyer, Searle, Foord, Menzies, Buchanan. Electronic copies of these cases are available on the LEXISNEXIS Butterworths database.

 

PRENTICE HALL WEEKLY LEGAL SERVICE (now ALL SA LAW REPORTS)

Available online on LexisNexis (see under Cases)

Published weekly ( 1923+). Judgments are brief and classified in different subjects.

The series has an index and a list to statutes judicially considered. Cases are numbered i.e. J28  The series is abbreviated as  P.H.

(Shelf no in the library: XC PRE)

 
 

LAW REPORTS AFTER 1947

High Court cases are published in SOUTH AFRICAN LAW REPORTS (JUTA) and  ALL SOUTH AFRICAN LAW REPORTS (LEXISNEXIS Butterworths) (XC ALL).

Electronic formats are available on the databases JUTASTAT and LEXISNEXIS Butterworths.

 

SPECIAL REPORTS

 

Commercial Law Reports

 

Current Commercial Cases

 

Constitutional  Reports

ButterworthsConstitutional Law Reports (BCLR)                                                                        

JUTASTAT and LEXISNEXIS Butterworths database have constitutional files.

 

Industrial reports

Butterworths Law Reports: Labour Law (BLLR)                                                                           
Butterworths Arbitration Awards (BALR)                                                                                         
BLLR and BALR: Electronic format on LEXISNEXIS Butterworths
Industrial Law Journal (South Africa) (ILJ)     On JUTASTAT.                                                     
Labour Law Digest (LLD)                                                                                                                 

Criminal cases

South African Criminal Law Reports / Suid-Afrikaanse Strafregverslae  (SACLR or SASV)  

Available on JUTASTAT

 

Tax cases

South African Tax Cases Reports (SATC)

LEXISNEXISButterworths.       
 

INDEXES TO LAW REPORTS

 

BUTTERWORTHS INDEX AND NOTER-UP TO THE SOUTH AFRICAN LAW REPORTS.

Electronic format see REFERENCE WORKS on LEXISNEXIS Butterworths.

JUTA'S INDEX AND ANNOTATIONS TO THE SA LAW REPORTS.

INDEX TO SA LAW REPORTS 1828 -1946  (MALAN, F.R. & VAN DER WALT, J.C.).

 

Electronic SA cases

JUTASTAT

LEXISNEXIS Butterworths database (Judgments-on-Line and All SA Law Reports).

SAFLII

Newsworthy SA cases