South African criminal law is the body of national law relating to crime in South Africa. BDK Attorneys specialise in criminal law and have acted in numerous high profile criminal law cases over the past 3 decades.
The criminal justice system in South Africa is aimed at law enforcement, the prosecution of offenders and the punishment of the convicted. It is that part or sub-system of the national legal system which determines the circumstances and the procedures according to which people and legal entities may be punished by the State for criminal conduct.
Examples of criminal law include murder, assault, theft and drunken driving.