n Tydskrif vir die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg - Admissibility of extra-curial admissions as hearsay evidence against a co-accused : regspraak

Volume 2008, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0257-7747
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2207



The admissibility of extra-curial statements made by a co-accused to a magistrate or peace officer as hearsay evidence against an accused in terms of section 3 of the Law of Evidence Amendment Act 45 of 1988 (the act) received the attention of the constitutional court in the matter of . The judgment is of importance as it touched upon vital aspects relating to the interpretation and application of section 3(1) of the act in respect of criminal matters.

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