REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF APPEAL
OF SOUTH AFRICA
Reportable
Case Number : 513 / 03
In the matter between
JAN HENDRIK BRANDT

APPELLANT

and
THE STATE
Coram :

RESPONDENT
CAMERON, MTHIYANE, BRAND JJA, PATEL and PONNAN AJJA

Date of hearing :

9 NOVEMBER 2004

Date of delivery :

30 NOVEMBER 2004
SUMMARY

Sentence – s51(3)(b) of the Criminal Law Amendment Act 105 of 1997
interpreted – suitability of imprisonment for life as a sentencing option for
child offenders considered.

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JUDGMENT
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