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Protecting animals from mistreatment through private prosecutions in South Africa: A comment on National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals v Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development 2016 1 SACR 308 (SCA)
(Cambridge University Press, 2017)
The general rule in South Africa is that, when an offence is committed, the suspect has to be prosecuted by a public prosecutor. However, there is an exception whereby a victim of crime is permitted to institute a private ...
Private prosecutions in Zanzibar
(Makerere University, 2017)
In this article, the author deals with the question of private prosecutions in Zanzibar. The following issues are discussed: locus standi to institute a private prosecution; appeals in cases of private prosecution; the ...
Private prosecutions in Zimbabwe: Victim participation in the criminal justice system
(Institute for Security Studies (ISS), 2016)
Two recent developments have changed the face of private prosecutions in Zimbabwe. Firstly, the prosecutorgeneral had to decide: (1) whether private companies may institute private prosecutions; and (2) whether ...
The power of prosecutorial heads to intervene in private prosecutions in commonwealth countries
(Loyola College of Social Sciences, 2022)
In most countries public prosecutors are responsible for prosecuting offences. In Commonwealth countries, public prosecutors are headed by Directors of Public Prosecution (DPP), Prosecutors General (PG) or Attorneys-General ...