Criminal Law

March 29, 2021

Let the law stand up for you

It is a well-established principle in South African law that a person may not take the law into his or her own hands. People aggrieved by the conduct of […]
July 14, 2020

South Africa’s New Zero-tolerance Drunk Driving Law

During March 2020, the South African Cabinet approved the National Road Traffic Amendment Bill (“the Bill”) for submission to Parliament. The Bill proposes amendments to the […]
January 16, 2020

THE PROSECUTION OF CYBERCRIME IN SOUTH AFRICA

The prosecution of cybercrime in South Africa is regulated by the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002 (“the ECTA”) and the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity and Related Matters Bill (“the Bill”). Alongside these pieces of legislation exists the common law, […]