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What is the Judicial Conduct Committee

WHAT IS THE JUDICIAL CONDUCT COMMITTEE? When the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) receives a misconduct complaint against a judge it will refer it to the Judicial Conduct Committee to assess the complaint and properly deal with it. The Judicial Conduct Committee is a 6-member body exclusively made up of judges and forms part of the […]


What is Judicial Misconduct? In South Africa, there has traditionally been no definition of judicial misconduct. However, judges were expected to uphold certain ethical standards which were developed through practice over the years and in court decisions (which form part of our common law). In 2012, the The Judicial Service Commission Act 9 of 1994 […]