Justice and Constitution

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Justice and Constitutional Development.

Search on for Child Criminal Capacity Assessors

Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

A search is on for additional categories of professionals competent to gauge the criminal capacity of children.

The justice and constitutional development department has made the call in terms of the Child Justice Act of 2008.

Traffic Contraventions Register Under the Spotlight

Department of Transport

The National Contraventions Register for road traffic offences is being improved to deal with identified shortcomings.

The transport minister, Dipuo Peters, revealed this in a written reply to a parliamentary question.

Justice Committee Briefed on Legal Aid Bill

Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

The justice and constitutional development department has briefed the justice and correctional services committee on the Legal Aid Bill.

The bill was tabled in parliament last week.