n South African Journal of Criminal Justice - Evidence : recent cases




In 2010 (1) SACR 237 (ECG) the appellant, a bookkeeper, was convicted and sentenced in the magistrate's court. She appealed against her sentence, and at the hearing of the appeal she applied for the court to receive new evidence and to consider it as part of the evidentiary material in determining the appeal. The new evidence was in the form of averments contained in affidavits and annexed to the founding affidavit of her attorney.


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