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Name: Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act Amendment Act 13 of 2021.
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2022-01-28
Entry into force:
ISN: ZAF-2022-L-112674
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=112674&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line South African Government PDF PDF (consulted on 2022-03-29)
Abstract/Citation: The Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act Amendment Act 13 of 2021 intends to amend the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act, 2007, so as to
- extend the ambit of the offence of incest;
introduce a new offence of sexual intimidation;
substitute the phrase "a person who is mentally disabled" or "persons who are mentally disabled" wherever the phrase appears with the phrase "a person with a mental disability" or "persons with mental disabilities";
- further regulate the inclusion of particulars of persons in the National Register for Sex Offenders;
- extend the list of persons who are to be protected in terms of Chapter 6 of the Act;
- extend the list of persons who are entitled to submit applications to the Registrar of the National Register for Sex Offenders;
- further regulate the removal of particulars of persons from the National Register for Sex Offenders; and
- further regulate the reporting duty of persons who are aware that sexual offences have been committed against persons who are vulnerable; and
- to provide for matters connected therewith.
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