n SA Crime Quarterly - The numbering of days : sentencing and prison population growth
|Article Title||The numbering of days : sentencing and prison population growth|
|© Publisher:||Institute for Security Studies (ISS)|
|Journal||SA Crime Quarterly|
|Author||Chris Giffard and Lukas Muntingh|
|Publication Date||Jun 2007|
|Pages||21 - 30|
On 30 May 2007 the Criminal Law Amendment Bill (15 of 2007) was tabled in Parliament, proposing amendments to what has become known as the 'minimum sentences' legislation. The proposed amendments herald another chapter in the prison overcrowding debate in South Africa and will focus attention on the impact of sentencing on the size of the prison population.
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