Criminal Procedure Act definition

Criminal Procedure Act means the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No. 51 of 1977);
Criminal Procedure Act. ’ means the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No. 51 30
Criminal Procedure Act means the Criminal Procedure Act, 51 of 1977;

Examples of Criminal Procedure Act in a sentence

  • The Dominican Republic welcomes the recommendation of the Human Rights Committee36 and is effectively implementing and executing the provisions laid out in article57 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Act No. 76-02).37 It is thus eliminating the jurisdiction of military courts over such cases, as well as the privileges of members of the military and of the national police force, including police officers and soldiers, and reaffirming the exclusive and universal jurisdiction of the criminal courts.

  • Since 2004, after the enactment of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Act No. 76-02), the Dominican Republic has initiated a number of substantial changes regarding the police force, security agents and the Office of the Public Prosecutor and has succeeded in expediting criminal proceedings by a factor of more than 1,000 per cent as part of a concerted effort to strengthen the justice system and to provide effective responses that uphold human dignity.

  • It was held by this Court that in the relevant context there was no material difference between the expression “a just excuse” in section 189 of the Criminal Procedure Act and “sufficient cause” in section 418 of the Companies Act.61 [76] The position is no different in the present context with respect to the sections of the Act now under consideration.

  • Under Criminal Procedure Act 1921 (SA) s 136, the judge must invite the defendant to identify the issues in dispute after the prosecution's opening address.

  • Double jeopardy has been included in section 106(1)(c) of the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977.


More Definitions of Criminal Procedure Act

Criminal Procedure Act means the Criminal Procedure Act, 1077 (No, 51 of 1977); “dangerous goods” means any flammable gas, flammable liquid or flammable solid as contemplated in SANS 0228;
Criminal Procedure Act means the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No. 51 of 1977); 'enforcement officer' includes a member of the South African Police Service, the South African National Defence Force and a peace officer as defined in section 1 of the Criminal Procedure Act; 'donor' means an individual, corporation or organisation that is a contributor of cash, kind and/or other assets;
Criminal Procedure Act means the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No. 51 of 1977); “dealing in”, in relation to a motor vehicle or motor vehicle part, includes performing any act inconnection with the manufacture, assembly, supply, sale, disposal, purchase, acquisition or receiving in Namibia, or the importation into or exportation out of Namibia, of a motor vehicle or motor vehicle part;
Criminal Procedure Act means the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995; “day” includes a part of a day;
Criminal Procedure Act means the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act [Chapter 9:07].
Criminal Procedure Act means the Criminal Procedure Act No. 51 of 1977, as amended from time-to-time and includes any regulations promulgated in terms thereof;
Criminal Procedure Act means the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977, as amended;