Sexual Offences Act

 
Chiefs oppose moves to decriminalise sex between teenagers
Chiefs oppose moves to decriminalise sex between teenagers
The Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa (Contralesa), objecting fiercely to the proposed amendments to the Sexual Offences and Related...
Concern over legal loophole for child pornographers
Concern over legal loophole for child pornographers
A number of organisations, gender and faith based, presented their views and objections to the proposed amendments of the Criminal Law (Sexual...
Concourt strikes down Sexual Offences Act section
Concourt strikes down Sexual Offences Act section
The Constitutional Court has declared section 50(2) of the Sexual Offences Act unconstitutional in a judgment handed down on Tuesday. 
Concourt to hear Sexual Offences Act case
Concourt to hear Sexual Offences Act case
Concourt slaps down 'unconstitutional' sections of Sexual Offences Act
Concourt slaps down 'unconstitutional' sections of Sexual Offences Act
The Constitutional Court on Thursday struck down two sections of the Sexual Offences and Related Matters Amendment Act that made it...
Teen sex under the legal spotlight
Teen sex under the legal spotlight
"If anyone needs to be criminally charged for South African children having sex at too young an age, it is the adults who have failed the kids...
ConCourt to rule on child sex law
ConCourt to rule on child sex law
The decision on consensual sex between teenagers is expected...
Criminalising consensual teenage sex could violate rights
Criminalising consensual teenage sex could violate rights
Whether or not it is moral for teenagers between the ages of 12 and 16 to have consensual sex is perhaps a matter best left for their parents to...
Green light for Sexual Offences Act development
Green light for Sexual Offences Act development
On Tuesday Judge Pierre Rabie found that sections of the Sexual Offences Act, which made consensual sex between teenagers a crime, were...
SCA ruling of Sexual Offences Act welcomed
SCA ruling of Sexual Offences Act welcomed
"The judgment dispels doubts cast on Parliament in passing the Sexual Offences Act without any penalties, and also confirms the convictions of all...
Judgment expected on sexual offences law
Judgment expected on sexual offences law
The court was hearing an appeal by the director of public Prosecutions (DPP) in the Western Cape against a judgment that a man could not be...
NPA takes Sexual Offences Act to appeal court
NPA takes Sexual Offences Act to appeal court

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