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This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1830. Evidence Act No 72

This together with the CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ACT of 1828 introduced criminal laws "which were substantially modelled on those of the English system" (Dugard 1978: 253) and "adopted in the main through South Africa" (Dugard 1978: 253, note 19). See under the CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ACT of 1828.

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