Edition: 2nd ed. 2 Prior to the creation of a Protectorate there existed in the country several indigenous systems of law operative within tribal areas which later collectively became known as the customary law. Mode of proving service of process, 331. 08:02 An Act to amend the Criminal procedure and Evidence Act Date of Assent: 28.9.82 Date of Commencement: 15.10.82 ENACTED by the Parliament of Botswana I. H its Act may be cited as the Criminal Procedure and Short title Evidence … CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ACT (RECORD OF EVIDENCE IN THE HIGH COURT) RULES 1950. True copy of warrant of commitment to be furnished to prisoners under a penalty of P100, A. (1) A telegram from any officer of any court or from any peace officer, stating that a warrant has been issued for the apprehension or arrest of any person accused of any offence, shall be a sufficient authority to any peace officer for the arrest and detention of such person until a sufficient time, not exceeding 14 days, has elapsed to allow the transmission of the warrant or writ to the place where such person has been arrested or detained unless the discharge of such person be previously ordered by a judicial officer: Provided that any such judicial officer may, upon cause shown, order the further detention of any such person for a period to be stated in such order, but not exceeding 28 days from the date of arrest of such person. Evidence on charge of stealing against clerk or servant, 269. An Act to make provision with respect to procedure and evidence in criminal cases, and to provide for other matters incidental to such procedure and evidence. The publishers do not accept any liability whatsoever arising from any errors or omissions to any person acting or refraining from acting as a result of the information contained in this publication. Such prisoners not brought to trial at second session after commitment entitled to discharge from imprisonment, 136. Admissibility of depositions at preparatory examination of witness since deceased or kept away by the contrivance of the accused, 228. (2) Any person who, under colour of this section, wrongfully and maliciously or without probable cause applies for, obtains, or acts upon any such written authority, or wrongfully and maliciously or without probable cause exercises the powers of search conferred by this section, shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a fine not exceeding P100 or, in default of payment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months. (1) Every private person, in whose presence anyone commits or attempts to commit an offence mentioned in subparagraphs (i), (ii) and (iii) of paragraph (b) of section 28 or who has knowledge that any such offence has been recently committed, is authorised to arrest without warrant or forthwith to pursue the offender; every other private person to whom the purpose of the pursuit has been made known is authorised to join and assist therein. (2) If any person fails on such demand to furnish his full name and address, the peace officer making the demand may forthwith arrest him; and if any such person on such demand furnishes to such peace officer a name or address which such peace officer upon reasonable grounds suspects to be false, such person may be arrested and detained for a period not exceeding 24 hours until the name and address so furnished have been verified. Title: Index to the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act (Cap. (3) The judicial officer shall cause the property or thing so seized, or taken to be detained in such custody as he may direct, taking reasonable care for its preservation until the conclusion of a summary trial or of any investigation that may be held in respect of it; and if any person is committed for trial for any offence committed with respect to the property or thing so seized or taken, or for any offence committed under such circumstances that the property or thing so seized or taken is likely to afford evidence at the trial, the judicial officer shall cause it to be further detained in like manner for the purpose of its being produced in evidence at such trial. Construction of sections 187 to 196, PART XIVWitnesses and Evidence in Criminal Proceedings, 198. Employment of male persons in custody of females, PART XIIIProcedure after Commencement of Trial, A. Arrest by private person for certain offences committed in his presence, 32. Home | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Statement | Publishing Services | Blackhall Publishing | Contact Us | Sitemap. Power to admit to bail, nature of bail and provision in case of default, 113. 189. Arrest by private persons for certain offences on reasonable suspicion. Ibid . Imprint: Gaborone, Botswana:Pula Press, 1998. Appeal to High Court against refusal of bail, 114. Incompetency from insanity or intoxication, 217. (1) If it appears from information on oath that any person is in possession of any book of account or document or any other thing whatsoever which is necessarily required in evidence in any criminal proceedings, any judicial officer presiding at such proceedings may issue an order directing the officer to whom such order is addressed to take possession of such book or document or thing and hand it over to such person as may be named in such order, and thereupon such officer may lawfully execute such order. Such person shall also be liable to pay to the person lawfully in occupation of the premises or place when the same was searched such sum by way of damages, not exceeding P200 as any competent court may award. Attorney-General's power of stopping prosecutions, 11. Saving as to further evidence and admissions, 79. (2) Every such warrant may be issued on a Sunday as on any other day and shall remain in force until it is cancelled by the person who issued it, or until it is executed. The safeguarding of the freedom of speech in Botswana should be closely connected to the and other media must take proper care not to publish inaccurate material. 84, 1966,L.N. Enacted by the Parliament of Lesotho Short title 1. Payment of fine without appearance in court, 308. (3) Every warrant issued by any judicial officer or justice shall have effect and, when endorsed as provided in section 38 (if such endorsement is necessary), may lawfully be executed anywhere within Botswana by any peace officer. Law of Evidence and the Criminal Procedure Amendment Act 103 of 1987 Law of Evidence Amendment Act 45 of 1988 Criminal Procedure Amendment Act 8 of 1989 Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure Act Amendment Act 39 of 1989 Judicial Matters Amendment Act 77 of 1989 Criminal Law Amendment Act 107 of 1990 Criminal Procedure Amendment Act 5 of 1991 Transfer of Powers and Duties of the State … Let's Sing a Lulla with the Brave Cowboy free download PDF, EPUB, Kindle, [PDF] Criminal Procedure in Botswana : Cases and Materials free download, Criminal Procedure in Botswana : Cases and Materials, Available for download free When Things Begin to Go Bad : Narrative Explorations of Difficult Issues, Let's Sing a Lulla with the Brave Cowboy free download PDF, EPUB, Kindle. Committal of witness who refuses to enter into recognizance, 206. Neither a conviction nor an acquittal following on any prosecution is a bar to civil action for damages at the instance of any person who may have suffered any injury from the commission of an alleged offence. Statement of accused sufficient plea of former conviction or acquittal, PART XIIProcedure in Case of the Insanity or Other Incapacity ofan Accused Person, 158. A Practical Approach to Criminal Law in Botswana: Cases and Materials un libro di William Molebatsi ModiseLightbooks:acquista su IBS a 52.12 ! Previous conviction not to be charged in indictment, etc. Evidence of genuineness of disputed writings, 234. Sentence of death upon a woman who is pregnant, 299. Short title This Act may be cited as the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act. PART I. Competency of Witnesses 2. Electronic traffic in pornographic or obscene material An Act to combat cybercrime and computer related crimes, to repress enforcement of a criminal law; to the accused as being under the age of 18 years or 16 years, as the case may Persons committed for trial or sentence entitled to receive copy of depositions of witnesses, 99. employed and the presentation of the material do not imply the expression of any It makes a case for a modern foreign investment law consolidating the high restrictions, an absence of labour problems and crime, the availability of Power of ordering liberation of persons committed for further examination, sentence or trial, 12. Certificate of Director of Public Prosecutions that he declines to prosecute, 19. Lodging of charges in a magistrate's court, 128. Notice of motion to quash indictment, etc. (a)   stolen property or anything with respect to which any offence has been, or is suspected on reasonable grounds to have been, committed; (b)   anything as to which there are reasonable grounds for believing that it will afford evidence as to the commission of any offence; or. Transfers from place of safe custody, 166. (2) The right is hereby conferred on city councils, town councils, district councils and township authorities to prosecute in respect of offences against their bye-laws. Those changes will be listed when you open the content using the Table of Contents below. Finger-print records to be prima facie evidence of previous conviction, 295. The Director of Public Prosecutions is vested with the right and entrusted with the duty of prosecuting in the name and on behalf of the State in respect of any offence committed in Botswana. Procedure for offences 3. Evidence for prosecution by husband or wife of accused, 218. ©2021 AGC, Botswana All rights reserved, DisclaimerDisclaimer Short title This Act may be cited as the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act. This Act may be cited as the Criminal Procedure and Evidence (Amendment) Act, 1997. Charge of defilement of a girl under 16 years of age, 196. accepted accused person adduce admissible admitted alleged allowed answer Appeal application authority Botswana burden called character charged circumstances Civil Proceedings Act claim committed common law competent conclusion conduct confession Consequently considered Constitution contents conviction court Criminal Procedure Cross cross-examination deceased decide … 79 of 1978 Criminal Procedure Amendment Act, No. 39. federal cases, and presents topics in a logical progression so you can find answers quickly and easily. No witness compellable to answer question which the witness's husband or wife might decline, 255. Admission in writing before trial of minor offence, 243. Sufficiency of one witness in criminal cases, except perjury and treason, 240. (3) Whenever there is lodged with or made before a local public prosecutor a sworn declaration in writing by any person disclosing that any other person has committed an offence chargeable in the magistrate's court to which such public prosecutor is attached, he shall determine whether there are good grounds or not: (i)   he may refer to the Director of Public Prosecutions the question whether he shall prosecute or not; and. (2) Every summons shall be served by a person authorised to serve criminal process in the district in which the accused is required to appear, or by any other duly authorised person, upon the accused person to whom it is directed, either by delivering it to him personally, or, if the accused cannot conveniently be found, by leaving it for him at his place of business, or most usual or last known place of abode, with some inmate thereof. An Act to amend the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act 19811 so as to vest in the Courts jurisdiction to impose community service sentences as an option to custodial sentences and for related matters. (2) A private prosecution in a magistrate's court may be initiated and conducted on behalf of-. Cases and Materials. (c)   anything as to which there are reasonable grounds for believing that it is intended to be used for the purpose of committing any offence. [Long title amended by s. 1 of Act 49 of 1996 .] Failure of private prosecutor to appear on appointed day, 21. 333. Irregularities not to affect the proceedings, 65. Judicial officer may order seizure of books or documents in possession of any person, 56. Interpretation 2. Proc. Any person in lawful occupation of any land shall in respect of any premises or place upon that land be entitled to exercise the powers conferred by this subsection upon a policeman as aforesaid. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this publication, nevertheless it is possible that errors or omissions may have occurred in the content. Act, 1935, the General Law Amendment Act, 1952, the Criminal Procedure Act, 1955, and the Evidence Act, 1962, and to provide for other incidental matters. Record of evidence in absence of accused, 101. Discharge from imprisonment or expiration of recognizance no bar to trial, 282. Competency of Director of Public Prosecutions to take up and conduct prosecution at the public instance in all cases, 23. Three months after the date of broadcasting, and shall produce such material on demand the in any criminal case in any court in Botswana or before a magistrate on a. Procedure when accused does not understand proceedings, 165. 51 OF 1977 [View Regulation] [ASSENTED TO 21 APRIL, 1977] [DATE OF COMMENCEMENT: 22 JULY, 1977] (Afrikaans text signed by the State President) as amended by Criminal Procedure Matters Amendment Act, No. Further postponement or deferment of sentence, 313. Transmission of summonses, writs, etc. 18, 1945,Proc. Commencement of preparatory examination, 64. DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS (ss 7-12). Cessation of mental disorder, etc., of criminal lunatic, 173. Certain persons deemed to threaten security or sovereignty of Botswana 40. 190. Person committed or remitted for sentence, 154. Arrest by private person in case of an affray, 33. Indictment by the Director of Public Prosecutions in certain cases, 98. Table of Amendments [CP 12,120] r 1 Short title and commencement … (2) Any person called on to assist the person making such arrest and believing that the person in whose arrest he is called on to assist is the person for whose arrest the warrant was issued, and every gaoler who is required to receive and detain such person, shall be protected to the same extent and subject to the same provisions as if the arrested person had been the person named in the warrant. 41, 1961,Law 12, 1963,HMC Order 1, 1963,Law 3, 1964,Law 22, 1964,Law 33, 1964,L.N. If there is no woman available for such search who is a police officer or is a prison officer, the search may be made by any woman specially named for the purpose by a peace officer. Privilege of professional advisers, 257. Application for bail after commitment, 107. 105 of … Charge of manslaughter in connection with driving of motor vehicle, 193. This Act may be cited as the Evidence Act. (3) When a warrant has been issued for the arrest of a person who is being detained by virtue of an arrest without a warrant, such warrant of arrest shall have the effect of a warrant for his further detention. and evidence may be corrected, 151. Onus of proof in prosecutions under taxation laws, 276. Provisions as to offences under two or more enactments, 335. What other persons entitled to prosecute, 16. [Ch0802s2] 2. Breaking open doors after failure in obtaining admission for the purpose of arrest or search, 46. except in certain circumstances, 285. 04:02) or the Magistrates' Courts Act (Cap. (4) A peace officer or other person arresting any person by virtue of a warrant under this Act shall, upon demand of the person arrested, produce the warrant to him, notify the substance thereof, and permit him to read it. PART VIISearch Warrants, Seizure and Detention of Property Connected with Offences and Custody of Women Unlawfully Detained for Immoral Purposes (ss 51-59), (1) If it appears to a judicial officer on complaint made on oath that there are reasonable grounds for suspecting that there is upon any person or upon or at any premises or other place or upon or in any vehicle or receptacle of whatever nature within his jurisdiction-. 04:04). Private prosecution on refusal of Director of Public Prosecutions to prosecute, 15. (c)   every person whom he finds attempting to commit an offence, or clearly manifesting an intention to do so. Persons charged with any offence may be convicted of attempt. Consequences of failure to comply with conditions of postponement or suspension of sentence, 312. Magistrates' courts not to impose sentences of less than four days, 314. Provisions as to taking statement or evidence of accused person, 76. Powers of court on postponement or adjournment, 141. Every peace officer and every other officer empowered by law to execute criminal warrants is hereby authorised to arrest without warrant-. (2) Whenever anything is so seized or taken, marks of identification when practicable shall, by the person seizing it, be placed thereon at the time of the seizure or taking or as soon thereafter as can conveniently be done. Rules for the framing of indictments or summonses, PART XIProcedure before Commencement of Trial, 133. Witness not excused from answering questions by reason that the answer would establish a civil claim against him, 256. 94, 1966,Act 9, 1968,Act 35, 1970,Act 64, 1970,Act 16, 1971,Act 42, 1971,Act 41, 1972,Act 30, 1973,Act 11, 1974,Act 20, 1974,Act 11, 1975,Act 12, 1976,Act 18, 1977,Act 22, 1978,Act 17, 1979,Act 41, 1980,Act 8, 1981,Act 21, 1982,Act 25, 1983,Act 16, 1986,Act 7, 1997,Act 14, 2005,Act 2, 2014,S.I. Definition of overt act 47. 36, 1957,Proc. Where anyone may, without warrant, arrest another for committing an offence, he may also arrest without warrant any person who offers to sell, pawn or deliver to him any property which, on reasonable grounds, he believes to have been acquired by such person by means of any such offence. Government schools or colleges, as the case may be, with effect from the date specified in (b) the requirements for school buildings, premises and equipment; criminal or civil proceedings arising under or virtue of this Act. READCivil Procedure: Cases, Materials and Questions Richard D. Freer READCivil Procedure: Cases, Materials and Questions Epub READCivil Procedure: Case Any private person may without warrant, arrest any other person upon reasonable suspicion that such other person has committed any of the offences mentioned in subparagraphs (i), (ii) and (iii) of paragraph (b) of section 28. Process for securing the attendance of witnesses, 200. Procedure for offences 3. Inquiry by court as to lunacy of accused, 159. Our last offering tried to set out the framework to help you better understand the procedures to follow in civil matters (i.e. (5) If, upon the day appointed for the appearance of any person for the purpose of undergoing a preparatory examination, he fails to appear, and the magistrate is satisfied upon the return of service that he was duly summoned, or is satisfied by evidence upon oath that he was duly warned, the magistrate may, at the request of the prosecutor, issue a warrant for the apprehension of the said person, and may also impose on him for his default a fine not exceeding P10, or, in default of payment, may sentence him to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one month. Proceedings if defence be an alibi, 146. In the case of a criminal prosecution at the instance of a private prosecutor, the registrar or clerk of the court shall, for the service of any summons or subpoena or execution of any warrant of arrest or other process, demand and receive the prescribed fees. (2) Any person from whom any such weapon is so taken may, if the judicial officer upon whose warrant it was seized refuses upon application made for that purpose to restore it, apply to the Minister for the restoration of such weapon. (1) If any policeman of the rank of Sergeant, or above such rank, has reason to suspect that any stolen stock or produce (as defined in any law dealing with the theft of stock or produce) is upon any premises or at any place, or that any substance has been placed upon any premises or at any place or is in the custody or possession of any person upon any premises or at any place, in contravention of a provision of any law relating to intoxicating liquor or habit-forming drugs, he may at any time enter upon and search such premises or place and search any person thereupon or thereat, or grant written authority to any person applying therefor to make such entry and search. PART IICriminal Jurisdiction of Courts (ss 4-6). This Act may be cited as the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act. (1) In making an arrest the peace officer or other person authorised to arrest shall actually touch or confine the body of the person to be arrested unless there be a submission to the custody by word or action. DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS 7. (1) All public prosecutors in any magistrate's court are, as representatives of the Director of Public Prosecutions and subject to his instructions, charged with the duty of prosecuting in that court, in the name and on behalf of the State all offences which that court has jurisdiction to try. 38. CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ACT NO. Civil Procedure in Botswana To this point, we have discussed various rules and principles in different branches of the law, primarily focussing on the difference between public and private law. Responsibility: D.D. Criminal procedure in Botswana:cases and materials. In this case Botswana is required to have an efficient supply chain to achieve strategic supply chain benefits. Mode of conducting private prosecutions, 22. Evidence of character: when admissible, 233. (1) Where a person prosecuted at the instance of a private prosecutor is acquitted, the court in which the prosecution was brought may order the prosecutor to pay to the person prosecuted the whole or any part of the expenses (including the costs both before and after committal) which may have been occasioned to him by the prosecution. Director of Public Prosecutions vested with right of prosecuting all offences, 8. (2) Whenever it is provided in any law that the arrest of any person may be made by a police officer or constable or other official without warrant, subject to conditions or to the existence of circumstances specified in that law, an arrest by any peace officer, without warrant or order, may be made of such person subject to those conditions or the existence of those circumstances. Seizure of vehicle or receptacle used in connection with certain offences, 57. (1) Any peace officer may, without any order or warrant, arrest-. Saving as to special provisions in any other law, 278. Procedure on commital for sentence under section 295, 297. Criminal Procedure and Evidence Amendment Act, 2016. (1) Where a peace officer or other person authorised to arrest a person (such latter person being hereinafter in this section referred to as "the offender") endeavours to make such arrest, and the offender forcibly resists the endeavours to arrest him, or attempts to evade the arrest, such peace officer or other person may use all means necessary to effect the arrest. To amend the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act [Chapter 9:07]; to amend the National Prosecuting Authority Act [Chapter 7:20] (No. Access to accused by friends and legal advisers, 103. (2) Where the court, upon hearing the charge or complaint on a private prosecution, pronounces the same unfounded and vexatious, it shall award to the accused on his request such costs as it may think fit. a general rule, Open Procedure is to be pursued the CA. Inciting to mutiny 43. This Act may be cited as the Criminal Procedure and Evidence (Amendment) Act 1998. (1) Any judicial officer or justice may issue a warrant for the arrest of any person or for the further detention of a person arrested without a warrant on a written application subscribed by the Director of Public Prosecutions or by the local public prosecutor or any commissioned officer of police setting forth the offence alleged to have been committed and that, from information taken upon oath, there are reasonable grounds of suspicion against the person, or upon the information to the like effect of any person made on oath before the judicial officer issuing the warrant: Provided that it shall not be lawful for any judicial officer or justice to issue any such warrant except when the offence charged has been committed within his area of jurisdiction, or except when the person against whom the warrant is issued was, at the time when it was issued, known, or suspected on reasonable grounds, to be within the area of jurisdiction of the judicial officer or justice. “The process outlined above will be effected by amending the five Sections of the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act through the Criminal Procedure and Evidence (Amendment) Bill, 2013 (No.27 of 2013) and the Bill has six Clauses to effect such amendments,” he added. Inquiry into continued confinement, 168. Well to place such cases in perspective from the Botswana point of view. RSA Proc. PUMA BOTSWANA (PTY) LIMITED !BT RESPONDENT The Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Act, Chapter 98 of the Laws of Zambia evidence, a court record relating to proceedings of a criminal character which that the material which the court below was asked to admit in evidence were Any such inhabitant who, without sufficient excuse, refuses or fails when called upon to do so shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a fine not exceeding P40 or, in the discretion of the court, to imprisonment without the option of a fine for a term not exceeding one month. (2) A peace officer or other person arresting any person under the provisions of this Part may search such person and shall place in safe custody all articles (other than necessary wearing apparel) found on him. Truth of defamatory matter to be specially pleaded, 152. General powers of police to seize or take property affording evidence as to commission of offence, 59. Certified copy of record of criminal proceedings sufficient without production of record, 237. 13, 1944,Proc. 9. CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND EVIDENCE (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1982 No. Sureties not discharged until sentence or discharge of the accused, 120. Private prosecutor may apply to court for warrant, 18. 118. Manner of carrying out death sentences, 300. Sch.. [1843'] - 12011995. Summons to appear at preparatory examination, 63. Admission of previous convictions by accused at conclusion of preparatory examination, 81. Conviction of other charges pending, 302. Evidence of accused and husband or wife on behalf of accused, 221. Any person acting under a warrant or process which is bad in law on account of a defect in substance or in form apparent on the face of it, shall, if he in good faith and without culpable ignorance and negligence believes that the warrant or process is good in law, be protected from responsibility to the same extent and subject to the same provisions as if the warrant or process were good in law, and ignorance of the law shall in such case be an excuse: Provided that it shall be a question of law whether the facts of which there is evidence may or may not constitute culpable ignorance or negligence in his so believing the warrant or process to be good in law. For conducting procurement procedures, the CA shall establish an Evaluation Commission.The Evaluation Commission is a mandatory and ad hoc institution. 08:07); "judicial officer" means a judge or magistrate; "justice" means a justice of the peace appointed or exercising functions as such under any law; "juvenile" means any person under the apparent age of 18 years; "local authority" includes a tribal administration; "magistrate" means any person appointed as a magistrate under the Constitution or the Magistrates' Courts Act: Provided that for the purposes of Part VIII "magistrate" has the meaning assigned to it in section 60; "money" includes bank notes, currency notes, bank drafts, cheques and any other orders, warrants or requests for the payment of money; "night" or "night time" means the interval between half-past six o'clock in the evening and half-past six o'clock in the morning; "offence" is an act, attempt or omission punishable by law; "peace officer" includes any magistrate or justice; a sheriff or a deputy sheriff; any officer, non-commissioned officer, constable or trooper of a police force established under any law or of any body of persons carrying out any law under the powers, duties and functions of a police force in Botswana; a gaoler or a warder of any gaol, and any Chief, Sub-Chief or Headman recognised or appointed as such in terms of the Bogosi Act (Cap. Presiding officer may appoint prosecutor in certain cases, 10. 272. Binding over of witnesses conditionally, 80. (4) Nothing in this section or in section 61 shall be deemed to abrogate the custom whereby an accused person may be warned through his Chief, Sub-Chief or Headman to appear before a magistrate's court. Director of … The High Court and magistrates' courts PART III Prosecution at the Public Instance A. Admissibility of dying declaration, 227. Powers of Director of Public Prosecutions on discharge of accused, 84. Conviction of accused on plea of guilty or evidence of confession, 242. Court to decide questions of competency of witnesses, 216. how and when to be made, 145. The High Court and magistrates' courts PART III Prosecution at the Public Instance A. William Molebatsi Modise. Sections 247, 248 and 249 not to apply to proceedings to which bank is a party, 252. 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