oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Appeals by the State in Criminal Cases - some policy considerations

Volume 3, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0010-4051



One may conclude that legislation to bring the State's right of appeal fully into line with that of the accused would be completely against the bis vexarité principle and would be fraught with all the double jeopardy dangers. The present legal position provides for an adequate degree of security without unduly infringing individual rights.

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