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Support Community-Based Paralegals' Inclusion in the Legal Practice Bill

272 Signatures Goal: 500

(1) The Legal Practice Bill [B12-2012] must include equitable & justifiable regulation, recognition & formal integration of Community-Based Paralegals into the formal justice sector. (2) The Department has removed all references to paralegals in the Bill, which were present in the first working draft. (3) Given the central role Community-Based Paralegals have in enhancing access to justice for the poor and vulnerable, it must be of great concern to all citizens, that they have yet to be recognised as legal practitioners. This will continue to have an adverse impact on access to justice and the sustainability of the Community Advice Offices. (4) Given that government has a primary responsibility to ensure access to justice for the poor and vulnerable, government ought to take steps to ensure the sustainability of the Community Advice Office and Community-Based Paralegal sectors


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National Alliance for the Development of Community Advice Offices (Nadcao) National Task Team on Community-Based Paralegals

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  • wiseman magidigidi
    wiseman magidigidi South Africa, Johannesburg
    Aug 19, 2016
    Aug 19, 2016
    It is very important to help people who are in need of legal advance and not knowing about their legal rights .
  • Johan Jooste
    Johan Jooste South Africa, Johannesburg
    Jul 28, 2016
    Jul 28, 2016
    Paralegals have an important role to play in assisting with access to the legal system as required by the constitution.
  • Relekane France Lephaila
    Relekane France Lephaila South Africa, Bloemfontein
    Jun 17, 2016
    Jun 17, 2016
    I support, as poor members of community cannot afford legal services. their cases are dropt without their concern. your recognition will be make this a history. Human right shall be respected.
  • dan
    dan South Africa, Johannesburg
    Jun 09, 2016
    Jun 09, 2016
    Pledge for recognition
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  • 4 days ago
    wiseman magidigidi South Africa
    4 days ago
  • 4 weeks ago
    Johan Jooste South Africa
    4 weeks ago
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    Relekane France Lephaila South Africa
    2 months ago
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    Nadia South Africa
    2 months ago
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    dan South Africa
    2 months ago
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    MARIAAN V NIEKERK South Africa
    4 months ago
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    Laetitia South Africa
    4 months ago
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    NETSHIDAULU RENDANI South Africa
    7 months ago
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    gmoseki south africa South Africa
    8 months ago
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    sndile South Africa
    11 months ago
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    Rose South Africa
    1 year ago
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    njabulo khumalo United Kingdom
    1 year ago
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    anelisa Kondleka
    1 year ago
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    Tshidiso "Kenny" Phaoane
    1 year ago
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    NDUDUZO GUMEDE
    1 year ago
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