Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No. 51 of 1977)
Chapter 23 : Witnesses
183. Witness to keep police informed of whereabouts
|(1)||Any person who is advised in writing by any police official that he will be required as a witness in criminal proceedings, shall, until such criminal proceedings have been finally disposed of or until he is officially advised that he will no longer be required as a witness, keep such police official informed at all times of his full residential address or any other address where he may conveniently be found.|
|(2)||Any person who fails to comply with the provisions of subsection (1), shall be guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding R300 or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding three months.|
[Section 183(2) substituted by section 14 of Act No. 33 of 1986]
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