oa De Rebus - Sugar-coating guilt : admission of guilt fines - no easy fix : feature

Volume 2014, Issue 540
  • ISSN : 0250-0329



The Western Cape High Court delivered a judgment in the matter of 2013 (1) SACR 346 (WCC) on 7 September 2012. The matter related to a case where the appellant (Tong) paid an admission of guilt fine in November 2008 after he had been arrested on a charge of possession of dagga in contravention of s 4(b) of the Drugs and Drug Trafficking Act 140 of 1992 and was subsequently released from custody.

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