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1. Trial proceedings (Rules 39, 40 and 44)

1.1. 39) Trial

1.2. 40) In forma Pauperis

1.3. 44) Undefended divorce actions

2. Definitions

2.1. Act

2.2. action

2.3. advocate

2.4. attorney

2.5. Civil summons

2.6. combined summons

2.7. court

2.8. court day

2.9. deliver

2.10. judge

2.11. judge president

2.12. master

2.13. party

2.14. registrar

2.15. republic

2.16. sheriff

3. Pleadings (Rules 17-30A and 58)

3.1. 17) Summons

3.1.1. 17(1)

3.1.2. 17(2)

3.1.2.1. 17(2)(a)

3.1.2.2. 17(2)(b)

3.1.3. 17(3)

3.1.4. 17(4)

3.2. 18) Rules relating to pleadings generally

3.3. 19) Notice of intention to defend

3.4. 20) Declaration

3.5. 21) Further particulars

3.6. 22) Plea

3.7. 23) Exceptions and applications to strike out

3.8. 24) Claim in reconvention

3.9. 25) Replication and plea in reconvention

3.10. 26) Failure to deliver pleadings - Barring

3.11. 27) Extension of time and removal of bar and condonation

3.12. 28) Amendment of pleadings and documents

3.13. 29) Close of pleadings

3.14. 30) Irregular proceedings

3.15. 30A) Non-compliance with rules

3.16. 58) Interpleader

4. Service and Parties (Rules 4, 5, 7, 10, 10A and 12-16A)

4.1. 4) Service

4.1.1. 4(1) Ordinary service

4.1.1.1. 4(1)(a) Manner of service

4.1.1.1.1. 4(1)(a)(i)

4.1.1.1.2. 4(1)(a)(ii)

4.1.1.1.3. 4(1)(a)(iii)

4.1.1.1.4. 4(1)(a)(iv)

4.1.1.1.5. 4(1)(a)(v)

4.1.1.1.6. 4(1)(a)(vi)

4.1.1.1.7. 4(1)(a)(vii)

4.1.1.1.8. 4(1)(a)(viii)

4.1.1.1.9. 4(1)(a)(ix)

4.1.1.2. 4(1)(aA) Parties who are already represented

4.1.1.3. 4(1)(b) Times for service

4.1.1.4. 4(1)(c) Days for service

4.1.1.5. 4(1)(d) Duties of person effecting service

4.1.2. 4(2) Substituted service

4.1.3. 4(3) Service in a foreign country

4.1.3.1. 4(3)(a)

4.1.3.1.1. 4(3)(a)(i)

4.1.3.1.2. 4(3)(a)(ii)

4.1.3.1.3. 4(3)(a)(iii)

4.1.3.1.4. 4(3)(a)(iv)

4.1.3.2. 4(3)(b)

4.1.4. 4(4) Service in Specified foreign countries

4.1.5. 4(5) Service in a foreign country - requirements

4.1.5.1. 4(5)(a)

4.1.5.2. 4(5)(b)

4.1.5.3. 4(5)(c)

4.1.6. 4(6) Proof of service

4.1.6.1. 4(6)(a)

4.1.6.2. 4(6)(b)

4.1.7. 4(6A) Proof of service - filing of returns

4.1.7.1. 4(6A)(a)

4.1.7.2. 4(6)A(b)

4.1.7.2.1. 4(6A)(b)(i)

4.1.7.2.2. 4(6A)(b)(ii)

4.1.7.2.3. 4(6A)(b)(iii)

4.1.7.2.4. 4(6A)(b)(iv)

4.1.8. 4(7) Proof of service in a foreign country

4.1.8.1. 4(7)(a)

4.1.8.2. 4(7)(b)

4.1.9. 4(8) Service by sheriff outside of jurisdiction of the court

4.1.10. 4(9) Service on the State

4.1.11. 4(10) Court dissatisfied with service

4.1.12. 4(11) Request for service from a foreign country on a person within South Africa

4.1.12.1. 4(11)(a)

4.1.12.2. 4(11)(b)

4.1.13. 4(12) Manner of effecting service

4.1.14. 4(13) Process after service by sheriff or person effecting service

4.1.14.1. 4(13)(a)

4.1.14.2. 4(13)(b)

4.1.15. 4(14) Costs of service

4.1.16. 4(15)

4.1.16.1. 4(15)(a)

4.1.16.2. 4(15)(b)

4.1.16.3. 4(15)(c)

4.2. 4A) Delivery of documents and notices

4.3. 5) Edictal citation

4.4. 7) Power of attorney

4.5. 10) Joinder of parties and causes of action

4.5.1. 10(1)

4.5.2. 10(2)

4.5.3. 10(3)

4.5.4. 10(4)

4.5.4.1. 10(4)(a)

4.5.4.2. 10(4)(b)

4.5.4.2.1. 10(4)(b)(i)

4.5.4.2.2. 10(4)(b)(ii)

4.5.4.3. 10(4)(c)

4.5.5. 10(5)

4.5.6. View associated cases

4.5.6.1. City of Johannesburg and Others v South African Local Authorities Pension Fund and Others (20045/2014) [2015] ZASCA 4 (9 March 2015)

4.5.6.1.1. Amalgamated Engineering Union v Minister of Labour [1949] 3 All SA 436 (A)

4.5.6.1.2. Chairman of the Board of the Sanlam Pensioenfonds (Kantoorpersoneel) v Registrar of Pension Funds 2007 (3) SA 41 (T)

4.5.6.1.3. Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality v Germiston Municipal Retirement Fund 2010 (2) SA 498 (SCA)

4.5.6.1.4. Oudekraal Estates (Pty) Ltd v City of Cape Town & others 2004 (6) SA 222 (SCA)

4.5.6.1.5. Gordon v Department of Health, KwaZulu-Natal [2008] ZASCA 99; 2008 (6) SA 522 (SCA)

4.5.6.1.6. Transvaal Agricultural Union v Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs & others 2005 (4) SA 212 (SCA)

4.5.6.1.7. Edge v Pensions Ombudsman [1999] 4 All ER 546 (CA)

4.6. 10A) Joinder of Provincial or National Authorities

4.6.1. See section 1 & 2 of the State Liability Act 20 of 1957

4.6.2. Legal Proceedings against certain organs of State Act 40 of 2002

4.7. 12) Intervention of persons as plaintiffs or defendants

4.8. 13) Third party procedure

4.9. 14) Proceedings by and against partnerships, firms and associations

4.10. 15) Change of parties

4.11. 16) Representation of parties

4.12. 16A) Submissions by an amicus curiae

5. Early results/ Shortcut Judgments (Rules 8, 31-34A)

5.1. 8) Provisional sentence

5.1.1. 8(1)

5.1.2. 8(2)

5.1.3. 8(3)

5.1.4. 8(4)

5.1.5. 8(5)

5.1.6. 8(6)

5.1.7. 8(7)

5.1.8. 8(8)

5.1.9. 8(9)

5.1.10. 8(10)

5.1.11. 8(11)

5.2. 31) Judgment on confession and by default

5.2.1. 31(1)

5.2.2. 31(2)

5.2.3. 31(3)

5.2.4. 31(4)

5.2.5. 31(5)

5.3. 32) Summary judgment

5.4. 33) Special cases and adjudication on points of law

5.5. 34) Offer to settle

5.6. 34A) Interim payments

6. Applications (Rules 6, 43 and 57)

6.1. 6) Applications

6.2. 43) Matrimonial matters

6.3. 57) De Lunatico Inquirendo, Appointment of Curators in Respect of Persons under Disability and Release from Curatorship

7. Post judgment, Variation, rescission, Appeals and execution (Rules 42, 45, 46, 49-53)

7.1. 42) Variation and rescission of orders

7.2. 45) Execution - general and movables

7.3. 46) Execution - Immovables

7.3.1. 46(1) Writ of execution

7.3.1.1. Associated materials

7.3.1.1.1. The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, section 26

7.3.1.1.2. Nedbank Ltd v Fraser and 4 other cases 2011 (4) SA 363 (GSJ) para [13] [14]

7.3.1.1.3. KZN Practice note: Declaring property specially executable

7.3.1.1.4. National Credit Act 34 of 2005, section 129

7.3.1.1.5. Kubyana v Standard Bank of South Africa Ltd Socio Economic Rights Institute of South Africa as amicus curiae) 2014 (4) BCLR 400 (CC)

7.3.1.2. 46(1)(a)(ii)

7.4. 49) Civil appeals from the High Court

7.5. 49A) Criminal appeals to the full court

7.6. 50) Civil appeals from magistrates' courts

7.7. 51) Criminal appeals from Magistrates' court

7.8. 52) Criminal appeals to the Supreme Court of Appeal

7.9. 53) Reviews

8. Trial preparation (Rules 11 and 35-38)

8.1. 11) Consolidation of actions

8.2. 35) Discovery, inspection and production of documents

8.3. 36) Inspections, examinations and expert testimony

8.4. 37) Pre-trial conference

8.5. 38) Procuring evidence for trial

9. Other (Rules 2, 3, 3A, 48, 59-66)

9.1. 48) Review of taxation

9.2. 59) Sworn translators

9.3. 60) Translation of documents

9.4. 61) Interpretation of evidence

9.5. 62) Filing, inspection and preparation of documents

9.6. 63) Authentication of documents executed outside the republic for use within the republic

9.7. 64) Destruction of documents

9.8. 64A)

9.9. 65) Commissioners of the court

9.10. 66) Superannuation

9.11. 2) Sittings of the court and vacations

9.12. 3) Registrar's office hours

9.13. 3A) Admission of advocates