South African Sheriffs’ Guide: Practice and Procedure, The (Online)



    Edition: Regularly updated
  • Format: Online
  • ISBN: 2518 0436
  • Published:
  • Category: Civil Procedure

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The South African Sheriffs’ Guide: Practice and Procedure is the definitive text on the work and methodology of the Sheriffs’ profession. Commissioned by the South African Board for Sheriffs, the online version of this title offers invaluable information to Sheriffs, legal professionals, researchers and members of the public in a fully searchable format.

Care has been taken with the layout and writing style to ensure that as a reference guide it is reader-friendly and accessible.

Aside from discussions on law, the text binds the Sheriffs’ profession to constitutional values, good practices and ethics – principles that are critical to the South African Board for Sheriffs.

  • Generic job description and professional ethics
  • The South African Board for Sheriffs
  • The appointment of sheriffs
  • Disciplinary measures against a sheriff
  • The Fidelity Fund, Fidelity Fund certificates and levies to the board
  • Court processes
  • Service of process
    • General
    • Service in the High Court
    • Service in the magistrates’ courts
  • Execution
    • Execution in the High Court
    • Miscellaneous aspects of the High Court procedure
    • Execution in the magistrates’ courts
    • Miscellaneous aspects of the magistrates’ courts procedure
    • The Consumer Protection Act and sales in execution
  • Admiralty jurisdiction
    • Arrests in rem
    • Attachments in personam
    • The purpose behind arrests in rem and attachments in personam
    • The role of the fund following a judicial sale of maritime property
  • Execution against the state
  • Insolvency
  • Small claims courts
  • Costs
  • Annexures
    • Annexure 1
      • Sheriffs Act 90 of 1986
      • State Liability Act 20 of 1957
      • Regulations
      • Forms in terms of legislation 
      • Code of conduct for sheriffs 
      • Description of an area of jurisdiction of a lower or superior court
    • Annexure 2
      • Returns of service
      • Service returns
      • Execution returns
      • Removal returns
      • Payments
      • Claims
      • Court orders
      • Releases/lapses/suspension
      • Non-service/execution returns
      • Stays/suspensions/unsuccessful services/unsuccessful executions
      • Technical defects
      • Execution against the State
    • Annexure 3 
      • Miscellaneous forms
      • Forms emanating from magistrates’ courts procedure
      • Forms emanating from High Court procedure
      • Forms emanating from various legislation
      • Forms emanating from admiralty jurisdiction
  • Table of cases
  • Table of statutes
  • Index

  • Sheriffs
  • Legal professionals
  • Researchers
  • The general public
  • Hyperlinks allow for easy navigation within the product
  • Powerful electronic searching allows for easy and rapid access to information

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The South African Sheriffs’ Guide: Practice and Procedure is the definitive text on the work and methodology of the Sheriffs’ profession. Commissioned by the South African Board for Sheriffs, the online version of this title offers invaluable information to Sheriffs, legal professionals, researchers and members of the public in a fully searchable format.

Care has been taken with the layout and writing style to ensure that as a reference guide it is reader-friendly and accessible.

Aside from discussions on law, the text binds the Sheriffs’ profession to constitutional values, good practices and ethics – principles that are critical to the South African Board for Sheriffs.

  • Generic job description and professional ethics
  • The South African Board for Sheriffs
  • The appointment of sheriffs
  • Disciplinary measures against a sheriff
  • The Fidelity Fund, Fidelity Fund certificates and levies to the board
  • Court processes
  • Service of process
    • General
    • Service in the High Court
    • Service in the magistrates’ courts
  • Execution
    • Execution in the High Court
    • Miscellaneous aspects of the High Court procedure
    • Execution in the magistrates’ courts
    • Miscellaneous aspects of the magistrates’ courts procedure
    • The Consumer Protection Act and sales in execution
  • Admiralty jurisdiction
    • Arrests in rem
    • Attachments in personam
    • The purpose behind arrests in rem and attachments in personam
    • The role of the fund following a judicial sale of maritime property
  • Execution against the state
  • Insolvency
  • Small claims courts
  • Costs
  • Annexures
    • Annexure 1
      • Sheriffs Act 90 of 1986
      • State Liability Act 20 of 1957
      • Regulations
      • Forms in terms of legislation 
      • Code of conduct for sheriffs 
      • Description of an area of jurisdiction of a lower or superior court
    • Annexure 2
      • Returns of service
      • Service returns
      • Execution returns
      • Removal returns
      • Payments
      • Claims
      • Court orders
      • Releases/lapses/suspension
      • Non-service/execution returns
      • Stays/suspensions/unsuccessful services/unsuccessful executions
      • Technical defects
      • Execution against the State
    • Annexure 3 
      • Miscellaneous forms
      • Forms emanating from magistrates’ courts procedure
      • Forms emanating from High Court procedure
      • Forms emanating from various legislation
      • Forms emanating from admiralty jurisdiction
  • Table of cases
  • Table of statutes
  • Index

  • Sheriffs
  • Legal professionals
  • Researchers
  • The general public
  • Hyperlinks allow for easy navigation within the product
  • Powerful electronic searching allows for easy and rapid access to information

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