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Deprivation of children's liberty 'as last resort' and 'for the shortest period of time': how far have we come? And can we do better?
(Juta Law, 2013)
Commencing with a brief historical overview of detention of children in South Africa, and legislative attempts to curb its use, this article reviews all forms of deprivation of liberty under the Child Justice Act 75 of ...
A short history of time: charting the contribution of social development service delivery to enhance child justice 1996-2006
(University of Stellenbosch, 2007)
By charting the contribution of social development service delivery to enhance child justice in South Africa from 1996 to 2006, this article argues that the contribution of the social development sector to child justice ...
Incy wincy spider went climbing up again – prospects for constitutional (re)interpretation of section 28(1)(c) of the South African Constitution in the next decade of democracy
(Nelson R Mandela School of Law, University of Fort Hare, 2007)
INTRODUCTION: This article reviews the first decade of jurisprudence concerning interpretation of the rights enumerated in s 28(1)(c) of the Constitution of South Africa (the Constitution), commonly referred to as the ...
Seen and heard: new frontiers in child participation in family law proceedings in South Africa
(Nelson R Mandela School of Law, University of Fort Hare, 2009)
This article examines the principle of child participation in a legal context, focusing first on the international and constitutional law framework, and thereafter on the principle as it has permeated the South African ...
Assessing the impact: Mandatory and minimum sentences in South Africa
(Institute for Security Studies (ISS), 2005)
The legislation passed in 1997 that provides for mandatory minimum sentences for serious crimes was recently extended for another two years. At the time, the aim was to reduce serious and violent crime, achieve consistency ...
Section 54: Obligation to report commission of sexual offences against children or persons who are mentally disabled
(Juta Law, 2011)
INTRODUCTION: The duty to report the knowledge of the commission of sexual offences against certain vulnerable victims is newly provided for in this section of the Criminal Law (sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment ...
Surrogacy, South African style
(International Bar Association Legal Practice Division, 2013)
This article reviews the Act’s provisions concerning surrogacy and raises some questions for consideration.