Criminal Procedure Workbook

Product Attributes

  • Soft Cover
  • 9781485108733
  • 2nd Edition
  • 284 Pages
  • 2016


Swanepoel, JP (Editor) ; Karels, M ; Basdeo, V

2016 - 2nd Edition

R 290.00

About this Publication:

The 2nd edition of Criminal Procedure Workbook is designed as an aid in the study of criminal procedure and should be used in conjunction with the prescribed textbook. It is easy to use and facilitates learning through practical, real life scenarios. In particular, it hones in on the areas where students need assistance when preparing for tests and exams.

The practical and straightforward solutions will give students a better understanding of the subject as well as enable them to improve their results.

Contents Include:

  • Section A: Pre-trial issues
    • General procedural principles
    • The criminal courts and jurisdiction
    • The prosecution of crime and the prosecuting authority
    • Right to legal assistance
    • The accused and their presence as a party
    • Exercising authority 
    • Securing the attendance of the accused at the trial 
    • Interrogation, interception and establishing the bodily features of a person 
    • Search and seizure 
    • Bail and other forms of release 
    • Pre-trial examinations 
  • Section B: The child offender
    • Introductory overview
    • The child offender – criminal capacity
    • Miscellaneous matters relating to the Child Justice Act
    • Pre-trial procedure
    • Pre-trial and/or trial procedures 
  • Section C: Trial and post-trial issues
    • Indictments and charge sheets 
    • The trial court and aspects of justice
    • Arraignment and pleas of an accused
    • Miscellaneous matters relating to the trial
    • Joinder and separation of trials
    • The case for the State and the defence
    • The verdict
    • Sentencing
  • Section D: Annexures 
    • Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977
    • Child Justice Act 75 of 2008
    • Multichoice (Pty) Ltd and Others
  • Glossary of Latin Terms

Of Interest and Benefit to:

  • Law students 
  • Lecturers