oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - The new Criminal Procedure Act in practIce

Volume 11, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0010-4051



The new "criminal procedure code" of the Republic of South Africa is embodied in Act 51 of 1977 which came into operation on 22/7/1977. On various levels of criminal procedure great changes have been effected, and the purpose of this article is to indicate some of these changes and to see how they function in practice.

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