Media Monitoring Africa (“MMA”) welcomes the opportunity to provide this submission to the (the Committee) on the Criminal Procedure (“the Bill”). MMA was an applicant in the Centre for Child Law and Others v Media 24 Limited and Others1 (“the CC judgment”) and engaged in the public participatory process on this Bill before the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development. We, therefore, appreciate the important purpose of the Bill in seeking to protect the identity of children in conflict with the law, children who are a witness in criminal proceedings, and children who are the victims or survivors of an offence.