President Jacob Zuma has appointed Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke as Acting Chief Justice.
This as Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng goes on long leave for the final term of this year and the first term of next year.
Justice Thembile Skweyiya has been appointed as Acting Deputy Chief Justice.
Justice Sisi Khampepe remains on long leave for the duration of the fourth court term, SCA Justice Nonkosi Mhlantla has been acting in her place.
Eastern Cape High Court judge Nambitha Dambuza also took up an appointment as acting justice to cover for Justice Johann van der Westhuizen who will be absent for a portion of the term to undergo a medical procedure.