The sheriff is an impartial and independent official of the Court appointed by the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services.
South African Board for Sheriffs - Upholding the Dignity of Those We Serve
The Sheriff / Deputy Sheriff must serve / execute all documents issued by courts. This include summons, notices, warrants & court orders.
South African Board for Sheriffs monitors service of Sheriffs & Deputies, ensuring it’s executed in a humane manner.