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Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No. 51 of 1977)

Chapter 20 : Preparatory Examination

126. Procedure to be followed by magistrate at preparatory examination


Where an attorney-general instructs that a preparatory examination be held against an accused, the magistrate or regional magistrate shall, after advice of the decision of the attorney-general, advise the accused of the decision of the attorney-general and proceed in the manner hereinafter described to enquire into the charge against the accused.