n Annual Survey of South African Law - Criminal law

Volume 2013, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0376-4605



This Act, which is aimed at establishing a comprehensive national response to the combating of the scourge of substance abuse, commenced on 31 March 2013. In terms of section 63, read with section 52 of the Act, it is an offence to obstruct or hinder a police official in the exercise of any power relating to the location and apprehension of an absconder from a treatment centre.

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