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

Chapter 24 : Evidence

226. Evidence of no sexual intercourse between spouses admissible


For the purposes of rebutting the presumption that a child to whom a married woman has given birth is the offspring of her husband, such woman or her husband or both of them may in criminal proceedings give evidence that they had no sexual intercourse with one another during the period when the child was conceived.