oa Article 40 - Automatic review of regional court sentences
[2012] ZAGPPHC 180 (20 August 2012)

Volume 14, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1562-4382



In the latest case dealing with section 85 of the Child Justice Act the North Gauteng High Court took the opportunity to elaborate upon whether the automatic review procedure now applied in cases of a legally represented child offender who is sentenced by a regional court. It also highlighted the importance of establishing 'the reasons for the crime' when trying to give effect to the spirit and purport of the Child Justice Act.

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