n Journal for Juridical Science - The impact of the Constitution on the South African criminal law sphere

Volume 26, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0258-252X



In this article the extent of the impact of the new constitutional dispensation on the South African criminal law sphere is discussed. The influence of the Constitution on certain criminal offences, sentencing, justifiable homicide and specific presumptions are focussed on.

Die impak van die Grondwet op die Suid-Afrikaanse strafregsfeer die omvang van die nuwe grondwetlike bedeling se invloed op die gebied van die Suid-Afrikaanse strafreg word in hierdie artikel bespreek. Daar word gefokus op die Grondwet se invloed op sekere aspekte rakende misdade, vonnisoplegging, straffelose doodslag en spesifieke vermoedens.

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