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

Chapter 24 : Evidence

209. Conviction may follow on confession by accused


An accused may be convicted of any offence on the single evidence of a confession by such accused that he committed the offence in question, if such confession is confirmed in a material respect or, where the confession is not so confirmed, if the offence is proved by evidence, other than such confession, to have been actually committed.