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Name: Witness Protection Act, 1998 [No. 112 of 1998].
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1998-11-27
Entry into force:
ISN: ZAF-1998-L-93824
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Abstract/Citation: To provide for the establishment of an Office for the protection of witnesses; to regulate the powers, functions and duties of the Director: Office for Witness Protection; to provide for temporary protection pending placement under protection; to provide for the placement of witnesses and related persons under protection; to provide for services related to the protection of witnesses and related persons; to amend the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977, so as to make provision for witness services at courts; and to provide for incidental matters.
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