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Child Justice Amendment Act, No. 28 of 2019

Long title


To amend the Child Justice Act, 2008, so as to amend a definition; to further regulate the minimum age of criminal capacity; to further regulate the provisions relating to the decision to prosecute a child who is 12 years or older but under the age of 14 years; to further regulate the proof of criminal capacity; to further regulate the assessment report by the probation officer; to further regulate the factors to be considered by a prosecutor when diverting a matter before a preliminary inquiry; to further regulate the factors to be considered by an inquiry magistrate when diverting a matter at a preliminary inquiry; to further regulate the orders that may be made at the preliminary inquiry; to amend wording in order to facilitate the interpretation of a phrase; and to further regulate the factors to be considered by a judicial officer when diverting a matter in a child justice court; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Amendment of section 1 of Act 75 of 2008...
2. Amendment of section 4 of Act 75 of 2008
3. Amendment of section 5 of Act 75 of 2008
4. Amendment of section 7 of Act 75 of 2008
5. Substitution of section 8 of Act 75 of 2008
6. Amendment of section 9 of Act 75 of 2008
7. Substitution of section 10 of Act 75 of 2008
8. Substitution of section 11 of Act 75 of 2008...
9. Substitution of section 12 of Act 75 of 2008
10. Amendment of section 24 of Act 75 of 2008
11. Substitution of section 27 of Act 75 of 2008
12. Amendment of section 34 of Act 75 of 2008
13. Amendment of section 35 of Act 75 of 2008
14. Amendment of section 40 of Act 75 of 2008
15. Amendment of section 41 of Act 75 of 2008
16. Amendment of section 43 of Act 75 of 2008...
17. Amendment of section 49 of Act 75 of 2008
18. Amendment of section 52 of Act 75 of 2008
19. Amendment of section 58 of Act 75 of 2008
20. Amendment of section 67 of Act 75 of 2008
21. Amendment of section 71 of Act 75 of 2008
22. Substitution of section 92 of Act 75 of 2008
23. Amendment of section 96 of Act 75 of 2008...
24. Amendment of table of contents of Act 75 of 2008
25. Amendment of principal Act
26. Amendment of Act 51 of 1977
27. Transitional arrangement
28. Short title and commencement
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