Criminal Procedure Amendment Bill - draft

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Submissions are now closed (since 28 February 2018)

Justice and Correctional Services

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development invites you to submit written comments on the Criminal Procedure Amendment Draft Bill.

The Bill seeks to amend the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977, so as to:
▪ extend the list of offences where a prosecution may be instituted after a period of 20 years has lapsed since the date of the alleged commission of an offence.

Comments can be emailed to Mr H du Preez at by no later than Wednesday, 28 February 2018.