South African Criminal Law and Procedure Volume II: Common-law Crimes


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    Edition: 3rd Edition
  • Format: Hard Cover
  • ISBN: 9780702137730
  • Extent: 935 Pages
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  • Category: Criminal Law & Procedure

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This volume, dealing with common-law crimes, takes cognisance of the constitutional context in which South African criminal law now operates and the emerging culture of human rights and freedoms which has begun to generate a significant shift in perceptions of the boni mores of a new South African society. Each chapter begins with an introductory section: “Definition and Place in South African Criminal Law”. This contains the formal definition of the crime and thereafter a consideration of the social context of the crime and a critical assessment of the purpose which it serves in modern society. The second section of each chapter provides a history of the crime. The third and fourth sections deal with “Essential Elements” and “Procedural Aspects”.

  • Crimes against the State and community in general:
    -Crimes against the State
    -Crimesagainst public order
    -Crimes against the administration of justice
    -Crimes against public administration
    -Crimes against the morality of the community
    -Crimes against religion
    -Crimes against the person
    -Crimes against potential human life
    -Crimes against human life
    -Crimes against bodily security
    -Crimes against personality
    -Crimes against personal freedom
    -Crimes against parental authority
  • Crimes against property:
    -Theft and kindred crimes
    -Fraud and kindred crimes
    -Damage to property
    -Intrusion upon property

  • Legal practitioners
  • Academics
  • Studets
  • Researchers
  • This volume has retained statutory offences only if they directly supplement or mirror the common law crime
  • Crimes are given a new historical context
  • Crimes are discussed and contextualised within contemporary social South Africa

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This volume, dealing with common-law crimes, takes cognisance of the constitutional context in which South African criminal law now operates and the emerging culture of human rights and freedoms which has begun to generate a significant shift in perceptions of the boni mores of a new South African society. Each chapter begins with an introductory section: “Definition and Place in South African Criminal Law”. This contains the formal definition of the crime and thereafter a consideration of the social context of the crime and a critical assessment of the purpose which it serves in modern society. The second section of each chapter provides a history of the crime. The third and fourth sections deal with “Essential Elements” and “Procedural Aspects”.

  • Crimes against the State and community in general:
    -Crimes against the State
    -Crimesagainst public order
    -Crimes against the administration of justice
    -Crimes against public administration
    -Crimes against the morality of the community
    -Crimes against religion
    -Crimes against the person
    -Crimes against potential human life
    -Crimes against human life
    -Crimes against bodily security
    -Crimes against personality
    -Crimes against personal freedom
    -Crimes against parental authority
  • Crimes against property:
    -Theft and kindred crimes
    -Fraud and kindred crimes
    -Damage to property
    -Intrusion upon property

  • Legal practitioners
  • Academics
  • Studets
  • Researchers
  • This volume has retained statutory offences only if they directly supplement or mirror the common law crime
  • Crimes are given a new historical context
  • Crimes are discussed and contextualised within contemporary social South Africa

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