Open Access Unreported Decisions
The Constitutional Court's Cases and Judgments website includes all cases since 1995. It can be searched, or browsed by issue date (court roll term), authors (Judges), title (parties), subjects (currently there is no content here) and case number. The website also contains details of forthcoming hearings, and cases which are awaiting judgment.
The Supreme Court of Appeal's Judgments webpage includes all decisions as handed down from 1999 to current. The decisions are arranged by date and alphabetically but cannot be searched.
Decisions of all South African Superior Courts and some specialist courts are available as unreported judgments on SAFLII. The SAFLII decision databases are:
National Consumer Tribunal (2008 to current)
The decisions of individual courts can be browsed by year or searched by eg: case name, legislation or keywords.The search database can also be used to search all South African courts simultaneously.
SAFLII includes citations to the decisions in law reports. The titles of the report series are abbreviated. To find the full title so you can check the catalogue for holdings, use the Law Library's Legal Abbreviations webpage. For example, the following case was heard in the Constitutional Court. The citation lists firstly the file numbers, then the medium neutral citation ( ZACC 1) the ILJ (Industrial Law Journal), the BCLR (Butterworths Constitutional Law Reports), and the BLLR (Butterworths Labour Law Reports). to check if we have any of these report series, refer to the Law Reports page of this Guide.