n Without Prejudice - Understandable confusion : platteland perspective
|Article Title||Understandable confusion : platteland perspective|
|© Publisher:||JetBlue Publishers (Pty) Ltd|
|Publication Date||Aug 2012|
|Pages||56 - 57|
Three recent rape cases illustrate why the public is understandably confused. Every reader will know that minimum sentences have been prescribed that should apply except where 'substantial and compelling' circumstances exist to make an alternative sentence more appropriate. And it's what may legitimately be considered 'substantial and compelling' circumstances that causes the confusion.
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