Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Bill

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Submissions are now closed (since 11 March 2022)


The Portfolio Committee on Police invites you to submit written comments on the Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Bill [B25-2021].

The Bill seeks to:
▪ make provision for the full implementation of certain transitional arrangements contained in the Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Act, 2013;
▪ provide for the enforcement of the obligation to submit to the taking of a buccal sample; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Comments can be emailed to Ms Babalwa Mbengo at by no later than 16:00 on Friday, 11 March 2022.

Enquiries can be directed to Ms Babalwa Mbengo on tel 021 403 3741 or cell 083 709 8489

The advert was previosuly published on 4 February with the incorrect email address

Issued by Ms T Joemat Pettersson, MP Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police

You can track the bill’s progress here

How to write a submission