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Judicial Matters Amendment Act, No. 34 of 1998

Long title


To amend the Insolvency Act, 1936, so as to further regulate the obtaining of legal assistance by the trustee of an insolvent estate; to amend the Prevention of Counterfeiting of Currency Act, 1965, so as to make the possession of counterfeit coins or forged or altered bank notes punishable in law; to amend the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977, so as to effect certain textual improvements; to further regulate the proof of certain facts by means of affidavits or certificates; and to provide that an accused may in certain circumstances be sentenced by a judge other than the judge who convicted him or her; to amend the Criminal Law Second Amendment Act, 1992, so as to prohibit certain acts connected with military, paramilitary or similar operations and weapons, ammunition, explosives or other explosive devices; to amend the Interception and Monitoring Prohibition Act, 1992, so as to make provision in connection with the monitoring of communications; and to make further provision in connection with the issue and execution of directions; to amend the Recognition of Foreign Legal Qualifications and Practice Act, 1993, so as to make other provision in connection with the duration of the said Act; to amend the Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act, 1995, so as to effect a textual adjustment; to amend the Justice Laws Rationalisation Act, 1996, so as to effect certain textual improvements; to amend the Proceeds of Crime Act, 1996, so as to effect a textual improvement; to amend the Criminal Procedure Second Amendment Act, 1997, so as to effect certain textual improvements; and to amend the Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1997, so as to further regulate the setting aside of sentences of death; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1.  Substitution of section 73 of Act 24 of 1936...
2.  Amendment of section 2 of Act 16 of 1965
3.  Amendment of section 50 of Act 51 of 1977...
4.  Amendment of section 59A of Act 51 of 1977...
5.  Amendment of section 60 of Act 51 of 1977...
6.  Amendment of section 212 of Act 51 of 1977...
7.  Substitution of section 275 of Act 51 of 1977
8.  Amendment of Schedule 5 to Act 51 of 1977...
9.  Amendment of Schedule 6 to Act 51 of 1977...
10.  Amendment of Schedule 7 to Act 51 of 1977...
11.  Insertion of Chapter 4A and sections 16A, 16B, 16C and 16D in Act 126 of 1992
12.  Substitution of long title of Act 126 of 1992
13.  Amendment of section 1 of Act 127 of 1992...
14.  Amendment of section 2 of Act 127 of 1992
15.  Amendment of section 3 of Act 127 of 1992...
16.  Amendment of section 4 of Act 127 of 1992...
17.  Amendment of section 5 of Act 127 of 1992...
18.  Substitution of long title of Act 127 of 1992
19.  Amendment of section 9 of Act 114 of 1993
20. Amendment of section 29 of Act 34 of 1995...
21.  Amendment of Schedule II to Act 18 of 1996
22.  Amendment of section 34 of Act 76 of 1996
23.  Amendment of section 3 of Act 85 of 1997
24.  Substitution of section 12 of Act 85 of 1997
25.  Amendment of section 1 of Act 105 of 1997
26.  Short title and commencement

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