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To object or not to object is a human right

Amendments to the Civil Union Act are unconstitutional for religious magistrates

Low morale among magistrates as salary increases delayed

This marks the seventh year that magistrates have been waiting for a meaningful salary increase. With no say in the matter, there's no end in sight.

ConCourt: Zuma decision on magistrate salaries rational

The Constitutional Court has found that President Jacob Zuma's decision to increase magistrates' salaries by 5% was not irrational.

Justice ministry condemns magistrates’ strike as illegal

"Their actions amount to misconduct as they postponed cases without a valid reason, which is unlawful," says justice ministry.

No disruption expected during magistrates’ strike

A magistrates' strike expected to begin on Monday should cause little disruption, the justice ministry has said.

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