n Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Developments pertaining to the legal excuse of justifiable homicide in South Africa : Section 49 of the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977
|Article Title||Developments pertaining to the legal excuse of justifiable homicide in South Africa : Section 49 of the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Author||D. Lambrechts and J. Prinsloo|
|Publication Date||Jan 2002|
|Pages||132 - 140|
Justifiable homicide is defined as "a killing without evil or criminal intent, for which there can be no blame, such as self-defence to protect oneself or to protect another or the shooting by a law enforcement officer in fulfilling his or her duties".
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