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Redaksioneel • Editorial

The Chairman's contribution


Balienuus • Bar news

The Judiciary

New silks


Justice administration


Education and training


Technological update

Portfolio Spectator

Reviews • Resensies

Consultus is the official journal of the General Council of the Bar of South Africa. It appears quarterly and its circulation includes all practising advocates, judges, and a large number of other lawyers, senior government officials, and politicians. It is also available on general subscription. Annual subscription R55,86 (incl VAT and handling).

Menings en kommentaar in artikels is, tensy anders gestel, die verantwoordelikheid van die skrywer. Redaksionele menings en kommentaar is die verantwoordelikheid van die redakteur en publikasie daarvan dui nie noodwendig daarop dat dit die siening van die Algemene Balieraad weerspieël nie.

Consultus May 1996, Vol 9, No1. Cover. Our Cover: The bronze statue known as the Arringatore or Orator is depicted on the cover. It was found in Etruria and dates from about 200BC a splendid example of Roman portrait statuary. Housed in the Archaelogical Museum, Florence.


HF Mellet (Redakteur)
MC Botha SC
JY Claassen
WRE Duminy SC
CB Mann
WRC Prinsloo SC
RL Selvan SC
MD Southwood SC
WHG van der Linde
MJD Wallis SC

Editorial Assistant

Linda Pelser BA (Tale)

Editorial office

521 Momentum Centre
Advocates' Chambers
East Tower
343 Pretorius Street
Tel: (012) 322-1511/
Fax: (012) 320-7911/

© General Council of the Bar of SA
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PO Box 3170, Pretoria, 0002
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