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Criminal Procedure Act 1977 (Act No. 51 of 1977, as amended up to Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Act 2010)

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Year of current version:1977
Date of entry into force of original text:July 22, 1977
Date of Text (Enacted):April 21, 1977
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:The Criminal Procedure Act 1977 incorporates all amendments up to Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Act 2010.
Chapter 2 (Sections 19 to 36) of the Act sets out the rules regarding search warrants, entry to the premises, seizure, forfeiture and disposal of property connected with offences.
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Criminal Procedure Act 1977 (Act No. 51 of 1977, as amended up to Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Act 2010) Criminal Procedure Act 1977 (Act No. 51 of 1977, as amended up to Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Act 2010), Complete document (pdf) [698 KB]

WIPO Lex No.:ZA102

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