The Use of Force during Civilian Arrest

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THE USE OF FORCE DURING CIVILIAN ARREST There are only a few instances where the killing or injuring of a person is justified in terms of the Criminal Procedure Act. The South African Police Service (SAPS) is authorised by section 205(3) of the Constitution (Act No. 108 of 1996) to prevent, combat and investigate crime, […]

Losing your firearm – what procedures to follow

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WHAT PROCEDURE TO FOLLOW WHEN YOU’VE LOST YOUR FIREARM If the owner of a firearm should realise that he or she has lost his gun, the person should immediately act in accordance with the Firearms Control Act, 2000 (Act No 60 of 2000) and the relevant regulations. According to section 120(11) of the act, every […]