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The Ideals in the Proposed Rules of Court

Jeffrey Pinsler SC

(2019) 31 SAcLJ 987

This article offers a preliminary examination of “the Ideals” in the proposed Rules of Court which were submitted for public consultation towards the end of 2018. These Ideals introduce a new procedural culture by requiring the court, the parties and lawyers to adhere to set standards or criteria in the conduct of civil litigation.