On 21/11/2017, you requested the version in force on 05/07/2017 incorporating all amendments published on or before 05/07/2017. The closest version currently available is that of 31/08/2013.
30 March 1987
12 December 2005
Act 42 of 2005
31 August 2013
—(1) No prosecution for an offence under section 4 shall be begun except within 6 months after the offence is committed:
Provided that for the purposes of this subsection a prosecution shall be deemed to be begun against any person when a warrant or summons has been issued in respect of any charge made against that person and based on the facts or incident in respect of which the prosecution afterwards proceeds.
(2) No person shall be prosecuted for an offence under section 4 without the written consent of the Public Prosecutor. In such written consent the Public Prosecutor may designate any court to be the court of trial.