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Governance

Judicial Governance in South Africa

Office of the Chief Justice

The Chief Justice is both the head of the Constitutional Court and the head of the Judiciary. The current Chief Justice is Mogoeng Mogoeng. His term as Chief Justice will end in 2021.

The administrative function of the Office of the Chief Justice is run by the Secretary-General, currently Memme Sejosengwe.

Constitutional Court

The Chief Justice is the head of the Constitutional Court, currently Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng.

The Deputy Chief Justice is Justice Raymond Zondo.

Supreme Court of Appeal

The President of the Supreme Court of Appeal is Justice Mandisa Maya.

The Deputy President of the Supreme Court of Appeal is Justice Xola Petse.

High Court Divisions

Each High Court division in South Africa is run by the appointed Judge President with support from the Deputy Judge President.