The SA Board for Sheriffs

The SA Board for Sheriffs is a statuatory body established under section 7 of the Sheriffs’ Act and has as its objects the maintenance of the esteem of; the enhancement of the status of, and the improvement of the standard of training of and functions performed by sheriffs. Its general functions are set out in section 16 of the Sheriffs’ Act. It also plays an indirect role in the appointment of sheriffs through it’s control over the issuing of Fidelity Fund Certificates, without which a person is not entitled to function as a sheriff.

Who is the Sheriff?

The sheriff is an impartial and independent official of the Court appointed by the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services.

What does the Sheriff do?

The Sheriff / Deputy Sheriff must serve / execute all documents issued by courts. This include summons, notices, warrants & court orders.

Who regulates the Sheriff’s?

South African Board for Sheriffs monitors service of Sheriffs & Deputies, ensuring it’s executed in a humane manner.

Board Members

Adv Mark Morgan

Chairperson of the Board
The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Mr Ronald Lamola, has announced the appointment of members to the new Board on 4 June 2021 in terms of section 9(2)(a) of the Sheriffs Act, 1986 (Act No. 90 or 1986). These members will serve a three year term until 2024.

Members of the Board

Mrs Amanda Titus

Deputy Chairperson of the Board

Ms Pakama Mlandu

Deputy Chairperson of the Board

Ms Tshenolo Tshoaedi

Mr Simon Maremane

Mr Andrew Shabalala

Mr Sello Chiloane

Mr Ian Burton

Mrs Amanda Titus

Deputy Chairperson of the Board(2021/22)

Mrs Sphiwe Mashaba

Deputy Chairperson of the Board (2022/23)

Ms Pakama Mlandu

Deputy Chairperson of the Board (2023/24)

Ms Zanele Nkosi

Mr Kgaugelo Mahlaba

Ms Tshenolo Tshoaedi

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