Our Background

The South African Sheriff Society came into existence in 2012 when two former sheriff associations merged and became a leader and major role player in the sheriff environment.

The South African Sheriff Society continues to grow in membership, expertise and skills to serve our members with pride.

Our Vision

The South African Sheriff Society (SASS) is the voluntary sheriff organization of choice and is representing the most sheriffs in South Africa. We proudly look after the interest of all our members and have representation in all 9 provinces.

Training and research of the highest quality;
Assist in developing staff and deputy sheriffs to their fullest potential;
Promoting a society of Sheriffs founded on mutual tolerance, respect, understanding, integrity, openness, diversity and gender equality;
Networking on national, regional and international levels;
Collecting, interpreting and disseminating information to members of the Society for the benefit of the profession;
Promoting quality service from its members to the Civil Justice System;
Working collaboratively with all stakeholders;
Value and promote the contribution that all our members make to realize our vision.

We will strive to live these values and achieve these goals in our daily activities and exchanges with our stakeholders.

Our Mission

Our mission is to serve, protect and promote the Sheriffs' profession as an important, effective and impartial role player within the Civil Justice System of South Africa. We will promote the public status of the Sheriffs profession by ensuring that all its members are committed to the highest ethical and professional standards.

Our Constitution

SASS Constitution as amended 07.06.2019 23.6.2023
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Our Committees

View terms of reference for sass committees
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Further Information

For further information regarding Sheriffs visit South African Board for Sheriffs.
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Exco Members




SASS Sheriffs


National Sheriffs

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