oa De Rebus - Is behind bars better? Non-custodial sentencing holds the key : feature
|Article Title||Is behind bars better? Non-custodial sentencing holds the key : feature|
|© Publisher:||Law Society of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Nov 2013|
|Pages||40 - 43|
Non-custodial sentencing (NCS) has been on the South African statute books for decades. In ch 28, s 276, the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977 permits alternatives to imprisonment in the form of correctional supervision and fines and, in s 297, in the form of suspended or postponed sentences with conditions.
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