Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No. 51 of 1977)
Chapter 26 : Competent Verdicts
269A. Offence [Repealed]
If evidence on a charge of an offence under Part 1 to 4, or section 17, 20 or 21 (in so far as it relates to the aforementioned offences) of Chapter 2 of the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act, 2004, does not prove the offence so charged but proves the offence of—
the accused may be found guilty of the crime or offence so proved.
[Section 269A inserted by section 36(1) of Act No. 12 of 2004]