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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate understanding of the Criminal Procedure Act related to policing functions 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
120481  Demonstrate understanding of the Criminal Procedure Act related to policing functions 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Visible Policing 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 08 - Law, Military Science and Security Safety in Society 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
11978  Identify and apply different sections of the Criminal Procedure Act  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard is for learners in the field of policing who demonstrate understanding of the sections of the Criminal Procedure Act related to policing functions

A person credited with this unit standard will be able to:
  • Identify the sections of the Criminal Procedure Act related to policing functions.
  • Apply the identified sections of the Criminal Procedure Act to a given case study. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Communication: NQF level 4. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify the sections of the Criminal Procedure Act related to policing functions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Sections referring to search and seizure are identified in terms of the Criminal Procedure Act. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Search and seizure referred to:
  • Search of persons.
  • Search of property.
  • Search of premises.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Sections referring to methods of securing attendance in court are identified in terms of the Criminal Procedure Act. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Methods refer to:
  • Arrest, Written Notice, Indictment and Summons
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Sections referring to the recording of bodily prints are identified in terms of the Criminal Procedure Act. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Bodily appearances refer to but not limited to:
  • Fingerprints.
  • Palm prints.
  • Sole prints.
  • Distinguishing marks.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Sections referring to police bail and bail granted by court are identified in terms of the Criminal Procedure Act. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Apply the identified sections of the Criminal Procedure Act to a given case study. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Relevant sections may refer to any of the sections mentioned in outcome 1. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Sections of the Criminal Procedure Act are determined in terms of their relevance to a given case study. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Principles and requirements of the described sections of the Criminal Procedure Act are applied to the given case study. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this Unit Standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard or assessing this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Search and seizure.
  • Methods of securing attendance.
  • Bodily prints and previous convictions.
  • Constitution of South Africa - Chapter 2 the Bill of Rights. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organize and critically evaluate information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Contribute to the full personal development of the learner. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 11978, "Identify and apply different sections of the Criminal Procedure Act", Level 5, 9 credits.

    Supplementary information:

    Specified requirements:
  • Specified requirements include legal and legislative specific requirements and are contained in one or more of the following documents:

    > Legal:

    > The Criminal Procedure Act.
    > The South African Police Service Act.
    > Specifications, agreements and policies and procedures.
    > Standing Orders and National Instructions. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  50418   National Certificate: Immigration Law Enforcement  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2009-06-29  Was PSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Fundamental  50102   National Certificate: Dog Handling  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Fundamental  50122   National Certificate: Policing  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    1. AFRIC POLICING INSTITUTE 
    2. C D M INDOOR RANGE 
    3. DEFENSIVE TRAINING CONCEPTS 
    4. HJN TRAINING CC Pretoria 
    5. SBV SERVICES MIDRAND 
    6. SBV SERVICES POLOKWANE 
    7. SHEPPERD ACADEMY 
    8. SNAP SOLUTIONS NETWX PTY LTD 
    9. SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE / PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE 
    10. SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE ACADEMY - PAARL 
    11. SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE BASIC TRAINING PROVISION 
    12. SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE IN SERVICE TRAINING PROVISION INSTITUTION 
    13. TSHWANE METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT ACADEMY 



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