Updated Allocated Urgent Applications before Collis J – 19 to 22 January 2021
Civil Court Practice Directives 2020 5th Revision

Directive – Unopposed Motion Roll for Janse Van Niewenhuisen J – 20 & 22 January 2021


Kindly take note that Judge Janse van Nieuwenhuizen will be in the unopposed motion court on Wednesday the 20th and Friday the 22nd of January 2021.  Please ensure that all the relevant documents are loaded onto CaseLines.

Judge Janse van Nieuwenhuizen will decide the matters on the papers and should a video conference be necessary, we will inform the parties expressly in the relevant matters to join a Zoom, Teams meeting or a WhatsApp audio call.

Parties are required to email their Practice Note and draft order in WORD format to ERaffant@judiciary.org.za as amendments may have to be effected as per the Judge’s directives.

Kindly take note that should we not receive an email from the parties by the end of business on the day that the matter is on the roll, the matter will be struck off the roll due to non-appearance.

Where opposition by the respondent in person is expected (i.e. notice of intention to oppose have been filed or the applicant’s attorneys were contacted by the respondent), the applicant is required to contact the respondent and to inform the respondent that written submissions under oath should be sent to the abovementioned email address.

Kindly mention the roll number and the case number in the subject line of your email.  Once an order is made, the parties will receive a copy of the order via email or uploaded on CaseLines. Should any party not receive an outcome by the following FRIDAY at 16h00, please send a query to the email address mentioned above.

As soon as an application becomes settled or the parties agree to postpone, or the application will not proceed on the allocated date for whatever reason, electronic notification of same may be sent to eraffant@judiciary.org.za.

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Directive - Unopposed Motion Roll for Janse Van Niewenhuisen J - 20 & 22 January 2021