This contains UNCERTIFIED COPY for information/reference. For authentic copy, please refer to certified copy only.  In case of any mistake, please bring it to our notice.


LegalB's Resources for Africa
QUICK LINKS: ROOT DATABASE | OVERVIEW | VERSIONS & TEXT ACCESS TIMELINE | SUBORDINATE TEXTS | COMMENTARY | POTENTIAL TRANSGRESSOR LISTS | TEST FOR TRANSGRESSIONS | EMAIL A REQUEST FOR UPDATES | HELP | CONTACT US | SEARCH SITE | LOG OUT |

South Africa
NATIONAL LEGISLATION OVERVIEWS
LegalB Logo
Criminal Matters Amendment Act, No. 68 of 1998

Long title


To amend the Mental Health Act, 1973, so as to further regulate periodical reporting on the mental condition of State patients and the detention and discharge of such patients; to amend the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977, so as to further regulate the referral of an accused for enquiry into his or her capacity to understand proceedings or regarding the criminal responsibility of an accused concerning the offence with which he or she is charged; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Amendment of section 25 of Act 18 of 1973
2. Amendment of section 29 of Act 18 of 1973...
3. Amendment of section 77 of Act 51 of 1977...
4. Amendment of section 17 of Act 18 of 1973...
5. Amendment of section 78 of Act 51 of 1977...
6. Amendment of section 79 of Act 51 of 1977...
7. Savings
8. Short title and commencement

Legislation Text Access Point

Versions
[To check whether a version has commenced, and how it was commenced, please see the Timeline for the Act, and the Annotated Text for the version.]
Access Official Gazette PDF  Request Subscription Fee Subscriber Access
As unamended Act 1998_068_000_19981007 EXT.LINK REQ.INFO LINK

* LegalB refers to a "version" of an Act or its sections in the format 
"YYYY_NNN_SSS_YYYYMMDD", which refers to "YEAR OF ACT_ACT NUMBER_SECTION OF ACT_DATE OF GAZETTE", and where "DATE OF GAZETTE" refers to the "YEAR_MONTH_DAY" on the face of the Gazette in which either the Act was originally published or in which the amending, lapsing or repealing instrument was published. Where any segment of the reference string contains only zeros, it means that information is not relevant, not made available, or unavailable.
* Unbolded grey text in square brackets is additional information provided by LegalB.
* "..." indicates further information not provided by LegalB for purpose of brevity
* An Asterisk indicates uncertainty regarding information, and a double asterisk indicates information must be read in the light of our relevant Commentary.
TOP

Copyright Rita V. Felgate 2018