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09 November 2017

State agencies lament lack of integration of criminal justice systems

Times Live

Different agencies of the state involved in criminal cases‚ from the arrest to the time a person serves a sentence‚ have laid bare some of the problems they face due to the lack of an integrated system in the criminal justice systems.

The nature of a criminal case in South Africa involves the National Prosecuting Authority‚ the SA Police Service‚ Home Affairs‚ the department of Justice and Correctional Services‚ Social Development‚ Legal Aid SA and other state agencies‚ depending on the case.

But all these institutions currently do not have an integrated information system which enables one party to know what another party is doing at any given time.

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