oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Appeals by the State in Criminal Cases - some policy considerations
|Article Title||Appeals by the State in Criminal Cases - some policy considerations|
|© Publisher:||Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law|
|Journal||Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa|
|Publication Date||Nov 1970|
|Pages||360 - 365|
|Keyword(s)||Appeal, Criminal cases and South African law|
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 vexaritÃ© 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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