Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre

South African Legislation

These are the full text of the relevant Acts and Instuctions. All information linked to here is contained on this site in Adobe-pdf format

Sexual offences

summaries explaining the Sexual Offences act are available here

Domestic Violence

Pamphlets explaining the Domestic Violence Act are available here


Brochures explaining Maintenance regulations are availabe here

Marriage and Domestic Partnerships

Click these links for summaries explaining Domestic Partnerships and Customary Marriage

Termination of Pregnancy

Commission for Gender Equality



Visit in 888bingo information.

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South Africa.

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