Legislative drafting 2021

Acquire the basic knowledge and skills necessary to draft legislation efficiently, accurately and in compliance with legal requirements.

This course will give persons in the public sector who are involved in the drafting of legislation (including delegated legislation) the basic theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in respect of the drafting of legislative measures.

Join us for an 18-hour course, held over 6 days.

Dates: we are pleased to present this course twice in 2021:

Option 1:

Tuesday, 6 April to Thursday, 8 April, & Tuesday, 13 April to Thursday, 15 April

All days: 8:30 to 12:30 SAST

Option 2:

Tuesday, 22 June to Thursday, 24 June, & Tuesday, 29 June to Thursday, 1 July

All days: 8:30 to 12:30 SAST

Prof Rassie Malherbe is a retired professor of constitutional law from the University of Johannesburg, where he still offers a popular extra-curricular program in the drafting of legislation, co-presented with Adv Anton Meyer. He offers a similar legislative drafting program in Kenya. During his academic career Prof Malherbe focused his research on constitutional law, education law, and specific human rights such as academic freedom, freedom of religion and education rights. He co-authored several textbooks and published more than 100 articles on these topics. He was closely involved in the constitution-making process of the nineties, and still advises government institutions on legislative and other issues. Recently, he has been involved in the drafting of institutional statutes for two universities.

Adv Anton Meyer SC had a long career in legislative drafting spanning over 40 years. He was a state law adviser in the Department of Justice for many years, and was the deputy chief state law adviser until he became the chief law adviser to parliament when the interim constitution came into effect in 1994. He served in this position until his retirement in 2002. He has been the co-presenter of the extra-curricular program in legislative drafting at the University of Johannesburg since its inception in 2002.

More info: http://www.lawatwork.uct.ac.za/legislative-drafting

Contact Details

Contact Person: 

Don Coue
Course Details

Course Delivery Method: 

E-learning E-learning

Course Duration: 

18-hour course, held over 6 days


R4,750 per delegate

Course fee Includes: 

Any course materials