oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - The new Criminal Procedure Act in practIce
|Article Title||The new Criminal Procedure Act in practIce|
|© Publisher:||Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law|
|Journal||Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Regional Magistrate, Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Nov 1978|
|Pages||320 - 325|
|Keyword(s)||Changes, Criminal procedure Act 51 of 1977 and South African law|
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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