This page has been created to keep sheriffs updated in relation to the COVID-19 lockdown 

Newest Regulations as at 31 March 2020 

Important voice message from SABFS Chairperson, Mrs Charmaine Mabuza. Please click on the image below: 

Government Gazette – Regulations for Sheriffs

Permit for Essential Service during Lockdown 
(This form must be completed by the sheriff with the office stamp and should be provided to each deputy who is on standby.  Deputies must have appointment card with them, when on the road.)

Media Release by Minister Ronald Lamola 

Lockdown Regulations 25 March 2020

Delegation of Authority from Chief Justice Mogoeng

SABFS Lockdown

Directives from Courts 

Gauteng High Court – 4 April 2020

Supplementary Directive in re dies non during Covid-19 National lockdown_04 02 2020

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