n South African Journal of Criminal Justice - Law of evidence : recent cases

Volume 28, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1011-8527
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2118



The applicants in the case of 2014 (5) BCLR 606 (CC) (Savoi) were charged with various offences, including fraud, racketeering, corruption and money laundering, in terms of the Prevention of Organised Crime Act 121 of 1998 (POCA). They launched a constitutional challenge to various provisions in POCA. The prosecution was stayed pending the finalisation of the constitutional challenge. This discussion focuses only on the challenge to s 2(2) of POCA.

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