Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No. 51 of 1977)
Chapter 15 : The Plea
105. Accused to plead to charge
The charge shall be put to the accused by the prosecutor before the trial of the accused is commenced, and the accused shall, subject to the provisions of sections 77, 85 and 105A, be required by the court forthwith to plead thereto in accordance with section 106.
[Section 105 substituted by section 1 of Act No. 62 of 2001]