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Courts and Police

TOPICS DEALT WITH:

Different types of law

Structure of courts

  • Magistrates’ courts
  • Criminal Courts
  • Civil Courts
  • Equality Court
  • Community Courts and

Courts for Chiefs and Headmen

Criminal cases

How the criminal courts work

Powers of the police

Police misconduct

Arrest and detention

Bail

Civil cases

How the civil courts work

Using the Small Claims Court

Appeals and reviews

How the Equality Courts work

Interdicts

Community Police Forums

Applying for legal aid

Justice Centres