Prevention of Organised Crime Act, 1998 (Act No. 121 of 1998)

Schedule 1: Criminal Offences

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(Sections 1, 38, 50, 51, 52, 54, 58 and 73)






5)public violence;


7)assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm;

8)indecent assault;

9)the statutory offence of-

a)unlawful carnal intercourse with a girl under a specified age;

b)committing an immoral or indecent act with a girl or a boy under a specified age;

c)soliciting or enticing such girl or boy to the commission of an immoral or indecent act;

10)any offence under any legislation dealing with gambling, gaming or lotteries;

11)contravention of section 20(1) of the Sexual Offences Act, 1957 (Act No. 23 of 1957);

12)any offence contemplated in Part 1 to 4, or section 17, 18, 20 or 21 (in so far as it relates to the aforementioned offences) of Chapter 2 of the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act, 2004;



15)breaking or entering any premises whether under the common law or a statutory provision, with intent to commit an offence;

16)malicious injury to property;

17)theft, whether under the common law or a statutory provision;

18)any offence under section 36 or 37 of the General Law Amendment Act, 1955 (Act No. 62 of 1955);


20)forgery or uttering a forged document knowing it to have been forged;

21)offences relating to the coinage;

22)any offence referred to in section 13 of the Drugs and Drug Trafficking Act, 1992 (Act No. 140 of 1992);

23)any offence relating to the dealing in or smuggling of ammunition, firearms, explosives or armament and the unlawful possession of such firearms, explosives or armament;

24)any offence in contravention of section 36 of the Arms and Ammunition Act, 1969 (Act No. 75 of 1969);

25)dealing in, being in possession of or conveying endangered, scarce and protected game or plants or parts or remains thereof in contravention of a statute or provincial ordinance;

26)any offence relating to exchange control;

27)any offence under any law relating to the illicit dealing in or possession of precious metals or precious stones;

28)any offence contemplated in sections 1(1) and 1A(1) of the Intimidation Act, 1982 (Act No. 72 of 1982);

29)defeating or obstructing the course of justice;


31)subornation of perjury;

32)any offence referred to in Chapter 3 or 4 of this Act;

33)any offence the punishment wherefor may be a period of imprisonment exceeding one year without the option of a fine;

34)any conspiracy, incitement or attempt to commit any offence referred to in this Schedule.