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  • 1st African Postgraduate Course of VICTIMOLOGY, VICTIM ASSISTANCE AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE, will be held by Monash University in cooperation with "The World Society Of Victimology".
    24 NOVEMBER - 6 DECEMBER 2008, MONASH, SOUTH AFRICA
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  • 2008 NATIONAL SCHOOL POSTER COMPETITION: CRIME VICTIMS' RIGHTS, Closing date: 31 Oct 2008
  • NATIONAL CONFERENCE:  MONITORING AND EVALUATION OF THE VICTIMS CHARTER, 25-26 Sep 2008, Pretoria
  • FLIGHTING SCHEDULE FOR THE VICTIMS CHARTER TV ADVERT (June 2008)
  • PROVINCIAL PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS 2008 - After the National Launch of the Victims Charter in December 2007, all provinces are to intensify their public and awareness campaigns. The campaigns, which will include several activities hosted by all departments within the criminal justice system, will be launched throughout the month of March and April 2008....read more
  • COMMUNICATORS’ WORKSHOP ON THE VICTIMS CHARTER AND RELATED LEGISLATION - All Government Communicators’ (Internal as well as External Communication) are invited to attend a workshop to gain an understanding of what is the Victims Charter and new legislation. The workshop will be hosted by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development in consultation with Government Communication Information Services (GCIS). Date: 26 – 27 March 2008, Pretoria
    Target: All National, provincial and local government department communicators.
    For more information: Naomi Webster, Telephone: 012 – 315 1296, Fax: 086 507 8277, Email: nwebster@justice.gov.za.
  • Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters Act No. 32 of 2007, Criminal Law (Sentencing) Amendment Act No. 38 of 2007. Follow these links to view the Acts or the Commentary on the Acts.
  • LAUNCH OF VICTIMS CHARTER NATIONAL IMPLEMENTATION PLAN - 06 Dec 2007...read more
  • OPENING OF THE 16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM - 25 Nov 2007...read more