South African Constitutional Court
Oupa Chipane Phaahla versus Minister of Justice and Correctional Services and Another CCT 44/18
An application for an order of the Full Bench of the North Gauteng High Court be confirmed in terms of Section 172(2)(d) of the Constitution. The order was that the Applicant enjoy the benefit of the parole regime applicable to those sentenced prior to 1 October 2004. Namely, entitlement to be considered for day parole or parole after serving 20 years of the sentence, compared to the amendment of 25 years.
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