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SEXUAL OFFENCES LAW PASSED
sexual offences law

SEXUAL OFFENCES LAW REFORM – LEGISLATION PASSED  

Following on from the Constitutional Court decision in the case of Levenstein and Others v Estate of the Late Sidney Lewis Frankel and Others 2018 ZACC 16, and the passing of the Prescription in Civil and Criminal Matters (Sexual Offences) Amendment Bill (B22 of 2019), during 2019, the Criminal Procedure Act of 1977 and the Prescription Act of 1969 are amended.

On 23 December 2020, the Prescription in Civil and Criminal Matters (Sexual Offences) Amendment Act 15 of 2020 came into law in South Africa thus removing the time bars or statutory time limitations for the prosecution of certain sexual offences.

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