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Submissions are now closed (since 12 November 2021)
The Select Committee on Security and Justice has extended the comment period until 12 November 2021 for written submissions on the Criminal Procedure Amendment Bill [B 12B - 2021] (National Assembly – sec 75). The initial closing date for comment was 5 November 2021.
The Criminal Procedure Amendment Bill [B 12B - 2021] (National Assembly – sec 75) seeks:
▪ to amend the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977, so as to further regulate the publication of information which reveals or may reveal the identity of an accused, a witness or person against whom an offence has allegedly been committed who is under the age of 18 years; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
Comments can be emailed to CPABill12B2021@parliament.gov.za by no later than Friday, 12 November 2021.
Issued by Hon. S Shaikh, MP, Chairperson: Select Committee on Security and Justice.
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