Treaty Section
 
 

The South African Treaty Section of the Office of the Chief State Law Advisor (IL) is the central record keeping authority and custodian of all international agreements that South Africa is a party to.

The Treaty Section facilitates access to the South African Treaty Register, an interactive database enabling users to retrieve data on South African agreements; provides an information service; processes, binds and seal all agreements; is custodian of all original agreements South Africa is a party to

The State Law Advisors of the Office of the Chief State Law Advisor (IL) provide legal advice on South African treaty practice, procedural matters relating to the conclusion of agreements including Instruments of Ratification/Accession, Full Powers, President’s Minutes and certify agreements.

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General Information
   
Terminology
   
Binding of agreements
   
Depositing and Registration
   
Tabling of agreements
   
Ratification/Accession procedure
   
Treaty Obligations
   
Guidelines for provincial/local government arrangements
 
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