In accordance with the provisions of section 10(1), read together with section 4(1)(a)(i), (ii) and (iii) of the Auditing Profession Act 26 of 2005, IRBA has, according to Board Notice 227 of 2022 as published on p566 and further of Government Gazette No 46088 dated 25 March 2022, repealed its Disciplinary Rules adopted on 7 June 2007, but replaced it with new Disciplinary Rules with effect from 1 April 2022.

- S v Abdullah (Case no 134/21) [2022] ZASCA 33 (31 March 2022) (SCA)

Relevant and applicable legislation
Section 208 of the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977 ("the CPA") provides as follows:

- S v Paulse 2022 (2) SACR 451, dated 29 July 2022 (WCC)

Ms Kim Paulse, the accused, was convicted by the magistrates' court in Cape Town ("the trial court") on two counts of contravening section 4(b) of the Drugs and Drug Trafficking Act 140 of 1992. The accused who was not legally represented, pleaded guilty to both counts.

Servamus - June 2023

It seems that some schools in the country have become a paradise for gangsters as children are recruited to join gangs and turf wars are fought on school grounds.
By Kotie Geldenhuys
Each year, a large number of incarcerated offenders are released from South African correctional centres and returned to their families and communities.
By Kotie Geldenhuys
Nobody volunteers to become a victim of human trafficking or modern slavery.
Compiled by Annalise Kempen
"When growing up in an environment where your father does not care about you and never gives you a pat on the back saying 'well done', it open doors for gangsterism."
By Kotie Geldenhuys

Pollex - June 2023

During March/April 2023 Mr Thabo Bester, referred to supra, was constantly in the news.
The Domestic Violence Act 116 of 1998 (hereinafter referred to as Act 116 of 1998) is amended by the Domestic Violence Amendment Act 14 of 2021 which appears in English and Afrikaans in Government Gazette No 45824 dated 28 January 2022 (hereinafter referred to as the "Amendment Act").
Read More - Diljan v Minister of Police (Case no 746/2021) [2022] ZASCA 103 (dated 24 June 2022) (SCA)
Relevant legal provisions applicable to this judgment Section 40(1)(b) of the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977 ("the CPA") provides as follows:

Letters - June 2023

Ek is baie dankbaar dat ek oorgeskakel het vanaf die gedrukte na die digitale uitgawe van Servamus.
I am dismayed to learn of the "unintended" public release of personal information of eight victims of a rape that occurred in July 2022 in Krugersdorp.
The manner in which I was received by the acting Station Commander of Townhill SAPS, W/O P K Naidoo, on the morning of 12 April 2023, not only humbled me but caused me to eat humble pie.
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