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dc.contributor.authorMatthee, Jacques Louisen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-08-04T15:36:54Z
dc.date.available2010-08-04T15:36:54Z
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.citationMATTHEE, J.L. 2009. Die mishandelde vrou in die strafreg: 'n regsvergelykende ondersoek. Potchefstroomse Elektroniese Regsblad/ Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, 12(4):215-245 [http://www.saflii.org/][http://dspace.nwu.ac.za/handle/10394/1150]en_US
dc.identifier.issn1727-3781
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10394/3432
dc.description.abstractThis article seeks to critically examine recent criminal law developments in Australia, England and Wales that specifically address the situation in which battered women find themselves. This article specifically focuses on the question of whether or not South Africa can learn something from these developments in order to make better provision for battered women who kill their abusers after having suffered through years of physical abuse. The question of whether or not a separate defence can be created for battered women in South Africa is also explored in this article. In order to answer this question, an investigation is launched into suggested defences in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
dc.description.urihttp://www.saflii.org/za/journals/PER/2009/22.html
dc.publisherSouth African legal information institute (SAFLII)
dc.titleDie mishandelde vrou in die strafreg: 'n regsvergelykende ondersoeken_US


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