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Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act Amendment Act,  No. 5 of 2015

Long title


To amend the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act, 2007, so as to ensure that children of certain ages are not held criminally liable for engaging in consensual sexual acts with each other; to give presiding officers a discretion in order to decide in individual cases whether the particulars of children should be included in the National Register for Sex Offenders or not; to provide for a procedure in terms of which certain persons may apply for the removal of their particulars from the National Register for Sex Offenders; to provide for the removal of the particulars of children who were convicted for having engaged in consensual sexual acts with each other, from the National Register for Sex Offenders; to provide for the expungement of the criminal records of certain persons; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

PREAMBLE
1. Amendment of section 1 of Act 32 of 2007
2. Substitution of section 15 of Act 32 of 2007
3. Substitution of section 16 of Act 32 of 2007
4. Amendment of section 46 of Act 32 of 2007
5. Amendment of section 47 of Act 32 of 2007
6. Amendment of section 48 of Act 32 of 2007
7. Amendment of section 50 of Act 32 of 2007
8. Amendment of section 51 of Act 32 of 2007
9. Amendment of section 56 of Act 32 of 2007
10. Substitution of section 67 of Act 32 of 2007
11. Insertion of section 69A in Act 32 of 2007
12. Amendment of long title of Act 32 of 2007
13. Amendment of Index to Act 32 of 2007
14. Short title
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