|Name:||Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act, 1939.|
|Subject(s):||Criminal and penal law|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Separate copy, 70 p.
|Bibliography:||Separate copy, 70 p.
Code on-line Laws, Government of Botswana PDF (consulted on 2010-03-30)
|Abstract/Citation:||Comprehensive legislation on criminal procedure. Divided into 22 parts, which deal with the following matters: criminal jurisdiction of courts, prosecution at the public instance, private prosecutions, prescription of offences, arrests, search warrants and seizures, preparatoy examination, bail, indictments and summons, procedure before the commencement of trial, procedure in case of insanity or other incapacity of an accused person, procedure after commencement of trial, witnesses and evidence in criminal proceedings, discharge of accused persons, previous convictions, judgement on criminal trial, punishments, costs and compensation, reconciliation, appeals, as well as pardon and commutation.|