Ministerial Statement on Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Rape and Other Sexual Offences

MINISTERIAL STATEMENT

RESPONSE TO THE REPORT ON PUBLIC HEARINGS HELD BY THE PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON WOMEN’S AFFAIRS, COMMUNITY AND SMALL AND MEDIUM DEVELOPMENT ON THE MINIMUM MANDATORY SENTENCES FOR RAPE AND OTHER SEXUAL OFFENCES

THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE, LEGAL AND PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS (HON. ZIYAMBI): Thank you Madam Speaker. I appreciate the Report of the Portfolio Committee on Women’s Affairs, Community and SME Development as well as the debate by Hon. Members of the House. I would like to acknowledge that the rape statistics as highlighted by the report are horrifying.

 

THE FULL MINISTERIAL STATEMENT MADE IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
ON 12 JULY 2022 CAN BE DOWNLOADED BELOW

 

 

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