1 September 2011

Class and Group Actions 2011

A practical cross-border insight into class and group actions work

South Africa has not yet promulgated class action legislation as it is commonly known in the USA. The procedure for handling group or class-related claims are dealt with by the South African High Court Rules and the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa of 1996. These procedures are dealt with hereunder.
The undermentioned rules and procedures apply for all areas of the law and sectors in South Africa.

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