Government approves the Criminal Law Amendment Bill of 2021 for processing

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s cabinet has approved the Criminal Law Amendment Bill of 2021 for processing in parliament, with the bill expected to make it easier to track and trace violent offenders in the country.


In a media briefing on Thursday (4 November), minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele said that the bill will provide for ‘forensic procedures’ and will enforce the taking of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) samples from offenders convicted of schedule 8 criminal offences.


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