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lxxxi, 988 pages ; 25 cm
  • Part 1. Introduction to criminal justice
  • Part 2. General principles of criminal liability
  • Section A: Overview
  • Section B: Unlawful conduct (actus reus)
  • Section C: Defences excluding unlawfulness
  • Section D: Capacity
  • Section E: Fault (mens rea)
  • Section F: Special forms of liability
  • Section G: Participation in crime
  • Section H: Incomplete or inchoate crimes
  • Part 3. Specific crimes
  • Section A: Crimes against human life
  • Section B: Crimes against the person
  • Section C: Crimes against family life
  • Section D: Crimes against property
  • Section E: Crimes against community interests
  • Section F: Crimes against sexual morality
  • Section G: Collecitve welfare
  • Section H: Maintenance of the government of the state
  • Section I: Crimes against the administration of justice
  • Section J: Organised crime.
The fifth edition of this established work on criminal law now includes detailed discussion of major judicial pronouncements on dolus eventualis (Pistorius), the limits of common purpose liability in its active association form (Dewnath), robbery with aggravating circumstances (Masingili), treason (the Boeremag Treason trial), racketeering/retrospectivity (Savoi) and consensual child sexual experimentation (Teddy Bear Clinic). With the important entry into force on 9 August 2015 of the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Act 7 of 2013, definitions of human trafficking and related offences have now become an integral part of our criminal law. Moreover, the transitional provisions on human trafficking in the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act 32 of 2007 have been replaced with more detailed provisions under this Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Act 7 of 2013. A significant amendment to abortion law has been effected by the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Act 1 of 2008 (assented to 12 February and promulgated18 February 2008), following the Constitutional Court's judgment in Doctors for Life International v Speaker of the National Assembly 2006 (6) SA 416 (CC). Judgments of the Supreme Court of Appeal, the Constitutional Court and legislative amendments relevant to criminal law up until the end of 2015 have been included in this fifth edition of Principles of Criminal Law.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781485109723 20170424
Law Library (Crown)
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lxxviii, 958 p. ; 25 cm
  • Introduction to criminal law
  • General principles of criminal liability
  • Specific crimes.
Law Library (Crown)
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lxx, 1,047 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction to criminal law: Definitions and basic concepts-- the evolution of south african criminal law-- crimes-- punishment-- values of the criminal law-- human rights and the criminal law. General principles of criminal liability: Overview of the criminal law in South Africa-- introduction-- voluntary human conduct-- an act of commission or an omission-- causation-- unlawfulness-- private defence in general-- private defence of property-- necessity-- impossibility-- superior orders-- disciplinary chastisement-- public authority-- consent-- entrapment-- de minimis non curat lex-- negotiorum gestio (or unauthorised administration)-- introduction-- youth-- insanity-- intoxication-- provocation and emotional stress-- introduction-- intention-- an assessment of dolus eventualis and the concept of conscious negligence-- knowledge of unlawfulness - ignorance or mistake of law-- intention as an element in statutory offences-- defences excluding intention-- negligence-- no liability without fault-- the contemporaneity rule-- vicarious liability-- criminal liability of corporations-- introduction-- participation before the completion of the crime-- participation after the completion of the crime-- introduction-- attempts-- incitement-- conspiracy. Specific crimes: Abortion-- homicide-- crimes against the person: introduction-- assault-- rape-- 'statutory rape' - consensual sexual intercourse with young persons-- sexual abuse and indecency: apart from common-law rape or indecent assault-- defamation-- crimen injuria-- kidnapping-- offences against family life: introduction-- abduction-- bigamy-- incest-- introduction-- theft-- special forms of theft-- robbery-- extortion-- fraud-- forgery and uttering-- malicious damage to property-- arson-- housebreaking-- crimes against community interests - introduction-- public violence-- offences to public decency-- blasphemy-- crimes against sexual morality.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780702165573 20160605
Title includes: A review of criminal law in the first decade of democracy in the context of the latest crime statistics, succinct critical observations on restorative justice, victims' rights, victim compensation, and plea-bargaining; a chapter examining the impact of the Constitution on the principles and practices of criminal justice; a critical appraisal of the limits on the use of force in apprehending fleeing suspects in the light of the new s 49 of the Criminal Procedure Act and recent case authority; an analysis of the implications of the Pretty v UK decision and recommendations on voluntary euthanasia and dying with dignity; the implications of the Youth Justice Bill; the Criminal Matters Amendment Act 68 of 1998 and the defence of insanity; the jurisprudential nature of the defence of provocation and emotional stress revisited in the light of the S v Eadie judgment in the context of observations on domestic violence; the choice between individualising the normative standard of negligence or objectifying aspects of the subjective standard of capacity and finding a viable and fair solution for a multicultural society; a critical evaluation of strict and vicarious liability t.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780702165573 20160605
Law Library (Crown)
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li, 734 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Part 1 Introduction: constitutional dimensions-- the principle of legality-- punishment-- capital punishment-- corporal punishment. Part 2 General principles of criminal liability - Unlawful conduct: voluntary conduct-- omissions-- state affairs-- causation. Defences excluding unlawfulness: introduction-- private defence-- necessity-- impossibility-- superior orders-- disciplinary chastisement-- public authority-- consent-- de minimis non curat lex. Capacity: introduction-- youth-- insanity-- intoxication-- provocation and other forms of non-pathological incapacity. Faults (mens rea): intention-- knowledge of unlawfulness-- intention as an element in statutory offenses-- abberatio ictus - going astray of the blow-- negligence-- no liability without fault.The contemporaneity rule. Criminal liability of corporations. Participation in crime: participation before the completion of the crime-- joining-in-- traps-- participation after the completion of the crime. Incomplete crimes: attempts-- incitement-- conspiracy.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780702138546 20160528
This comprehensive work is directed mainly at students and teachers of criminal law. The text is a companion volume to "Cases and Materials on Criminal Law". This second edition has been revised in the light of the provisions of the Bill of Rights of the 1996 Constitution of the Republic of South Africa and other developments in case law and legislation.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780702138546 20160528
Law Library (Crown)
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xlvii, 669 p. ; 25 cm.
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