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International Co-operation in Criminal Matters Act, No. 75 of 1996

Long title

To facilitate the provision of evidence and the execution of sentences in criminal cases and the confiscation and transfer of the proceeds of crime between the Republic and foreign States; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
CHAPTER 1. [sic - no title]
1.
Definitions
CHAPTER 2. MUTUAL PROVISION OF EVIDENCE
2. Issuing of letter of request
3. Attendance at examination
4. Record of proceedings at examination
5. Admissibility of evidence obtained by letter of request
6. Inspection of evidence obtained by letter of request
7. Foreign requests for assistance in obtaining evidence
8. Examination of witnesses
9. Rights and privileges of witnesses
10. Offences by witnesses
11. Attendance of witnesses in certain States
12. Witnesses from foreign States attending court in Republic not to be arrested in Republic
CHAPTER 3. MUTUAL EXECUTION OF SENTENCES AND COMPENSATORY ORDERS
13. Request to foreign State for assistance in recovering fine or compensation
14. Satisfaction of fines or compensation
15. Registration of foreign sentence
16. Minister may exercise discretion
17. Effect of registration of sentence or compensatory order
18. Setting aside of registration of foreign sentence
CHAPTER 4. CONFISCATION AND TRANSFER OF PROCEEDS OF CRIME
19. Request to foreign State for assistance in enforcing confiscation order
20. Registration of foreign confiscation order
21. Effect of registration of foreign confiscation order
22. Setting aside of registration of foreign confiscation order
23. Request to foreign State for assistance in enforcing restraint order
24. Registration of foreign restraint order
25. Effect of registration of foreign restraint order
26. Setting aside of registration of foreign restraint order
CHAPTER 5. MISCELLANEOUS
27. President may enter into agreements
28. Delegation by Minister
29. Delegation by Director-General
30. Admissibility of foreign documents
31. Act not to limit provision of other assistance
32. Conversion of currencies
33. Regulations
34. Amendment of Schedule I
35. Rules
36. Amendment and repeal of laws
37. Short title and commencement
Sch. I SCHEDULE I. (SECTION 11) [s11]
Sch. II SCHEDULE II. (SECTION 36) [s36]

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