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South Africa : legal resources: Cases

Subjects: Law - Foreign Law

Citations

Neutral citation

ZACC Constitutional Court of South Africa

ZASC Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa

ZACAC South African Competition Appeal Court

ZACOMMC South African Commercial Crimes Court

ZAEQC South African Equality Court

Published report series

BCLR _  [Butterworths] Constitutional Law Reports

SA _ South African Law Reports (though you can sometimes encounter SALR.)

SACR _ South African Criminal Law Reports

All SA _ All South African Law Reports

South African citation practice adds the abbreviated name of the court at the end eg (CC) Constitutional Court, (A) Appellate Division, (SCA) Supreme Court of Appeal.

South African law reports & sources of judgments

 The doctrine of precedent and the way in which cases are reported are aspects of the common law which have been adapted and absorbed into South African practice.

 

Printed resources

On Level 1 you will find the Bodleian's holdings of the following

South African Law Reports 1947-  SA
Butterworths Constitutional Law Reports 1994- BCLR
South African law reports. Appellate Division 1910-1946 AD