SLP in Legislative Drafting

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Faculty Website:   Faculty of Law
Department: Department of Public Law
Programme Level: Continuous Education Programmes
Programme Name: SLP in Legislative Drafting
Programme Code: S4LEGQ

Medium of Facilitation: part-time
NQF Level: 
NQF Credits: 

Senate Approval: s243/2014(2)

Application Start Date: 28 August 2023
Application End Date: 23 June 2024

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway

Contacts: Gertrude Pakkies 011 559 3739

Duration of Study: 6 months

Programme Fees


The qualification is a short learning programme in Legislative Drafting. The main purpose of the programme is to provide persons in the public sector who are involved in the drafting of legislation (including delegated legislation) with basic theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in respect of the drafting of legislative measures. Accordingly, the programme is primarily aimed at officials in the national, provincial and local spheres of government and officials in parastatal bodies. The programme is obtained by attending lectures and by complying with the prescribed assessment criteria, which include assignments and an examination. By completing the programme, public servants and other persons who are involved in legislative drafting acquire the basic knowledge and skills necessary to draft legislation efficiently, accurately and in compliance with legal requirements.

Admission Requirements

A bachelor’s degree in Law or Commerce with relative work experience in the field.

More Information

Please use the following application Specific Token when applying: LAWSLP

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