Criminal Matters Amendment Draft Bill, 2020

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Submissions must be received by no later than 31 March 2020

Justice and Correctional Services

The Department of Justice and Correctional Services invites you to comment on Criminal Matters Amendment Draft Bill, 2020

The purpose of the Bill is to amend —
* the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977, so as to further regulate the granting of bail; and placement of persons on parole, in respect of offences that have been committed against vulnerable persons; and
* the Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1997, so as to further regulate sentences in respect of offences that have been committed against vulnerable persons,
* and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Comments can be emailed to Mr H Du Preez at HDuPreez@justice.gov.za or Ms V Letswalo at Vletswalo@justice.gov.za by no later than Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Enquiries can be directed to Mr H Du Preez on tel (012) 406 4765 or Ms V Letswalo (012) 406 4760 and Ms K Pillay on tel (012) 406 4750