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Judicial Matters Amendment Act, No. 34 of 1998
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.
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