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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
The Bill of Rights Handbook 6th ed isbn 9780702199998

Bill of Rights Handbook 5th ed

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ISBN13: 9780702159237
ISBN: 0702159239
New Edition ISBN: 9780702199998
Published: January 2005
Publisher: Juta Law
Country of Publication: South Africa
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



This fifth edition, like the first, attempts to strike a balance between the theory of the law of evidence and its practical application in a constitutional setting. Special attention is given to constitutional, for example the admissibility of unconstitutionally obtained evidence as provided for in s35(5) of the Constitution; the constitutionality of presumptions; rule 30 of the Rules of the Constitutional Court (the “Brandeis brief”).

Since publication of the first edition, various sections have been inserted in the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977, for example, ss 60(11B) © 60(14), 78(1A), 78(1B), 158(2), 166(3) and 252A. The impact of these sections on the Anglo-South African law of evidence, and the extent to which some of them may be subject to constitutional challenges, are discussed.

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Subjects:
South Africa, Other Jurisdictions
Contents:
Structure of Bill of Rights litigation
Application of the Bill of Rights
Jurisdiction and procedures in Bill of Rights litigation
Interpretation of the Bill of Rights
Limitations of rights
Chapters on various rights in the Bill of Rights;