n Annual Survey of South African Law - Sentencing

Volume 2008, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0376-4605



A number of legislative amendments during 2008 concerned sentencing. Two of them are likely to have a considerable effect on sentencing, but did not come into operation during 2008. The Correctional Services Amendment Act 25 of 2008 will have a considerable impact on the execution of sentences, and the Child Justice Act 75 of 2008 is intended to change completely the sentencing of child offenders.

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