17 March 2020 – Restricted access to the courts

Intervention Categories: Environmental measures; Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing offices, businesses, institutions, and operations
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Chief Justice of the South African Constitutional Court announced that the courts would be closed to the general public.

The Chief Justice also introduced increased hygiene and physical distancing measures to limit the risk of spread of COVID-19, while ensuring the courts continue to function.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/measures-adopted-heads-court-curb-spread-covid-19-all-courts-17-mar-2020-0000