Under the Animal Matters Amendment Act, if a dog owner’s negligence leads to their dog injuring someone, they can face criminal liability.
To be unlawfully arrested means that you have been wrongfully detained or arrested without sufficient justification.
A protection order is a legal document issued by a court to protect individuals experiencing domestic abuse or harassment.
Under South African law, common assault is a criminal offence punishable by law. It is a less serious offence than aggravated assault, which involves using a weapon or intending to cause serious bodily harm. In this article, we’ll look closely at common assault in South Africa, including its definition, penalties, and legal recourse.
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Bail is an amount the accused will pay to ensure that they are temporarily released if arrested for an alleged criminal offence. The three types of bail applications include Police Bail, Prosecutor Bail, and Bail Applications in Court. The court will take into consideration several factors before granting bail.