REPORTABLE
THE SUPREME COURT OF APPEAL OF SOUTH AFRICA
JUDGMENT
Case no: 369/12
In the matter between:
DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS,
WESTERN CAPE

Appellant

and
ARNOLD PRINS

Respondent

MINISTER OF JUSTICE AND
CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
CENTRE FOR CHILD LAW
WOMEN’S LEGAL CENTRE TRUST

Intervening Party
First Amicus Curiae
Second Amicus Curiae

Neutral citation: DPP v Prins (Minister of Justice and Constitutional
Development & two amici curiae intervening)
(369/12)[2012] 106 ZASCA (15 June 2012)
Coram:

MPATI P, NAVSA, BRAND, MALAN and WALLIS JJA.

Heard:

13 June 2012

Delivered: 15 June 2012
Summary: Criminal law – s 5(1) of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences

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