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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
Senate Approval: s243/2014(2)
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.
A bachelor’s degree in Law or Commerce with relative work experience in the field.