Paralegal Manual 2016

The Paralegal Manual is an invaluable tool for anyone who works in the field of development and access to justice. It provides up-to-date information on most of the laws and legal procedures that affect everyone who lives in South Africa. The manual has been specifically developed to aid NGOs, advice offices, shop stewards, community development workers and others who assist disadvantaged individuals and communities to access state services or to sort out legal problems.


Paralegal Manual Chapters

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The South African Constitution and Bill of Rights
Democracy, government and public participation
Local government
Courts and police
Social grants
Family law and violence against women
HIV/AIDS and the law
Land and housing
Environmental law
Consumer law
Small business law
Managing schools
Motor vehicle accidents
Paralegal skills and establishing an advice centre
Legal dictionary