3) Visser v S (2004) 1 All SA 605 (SCA)

Main Issue: Maintenance and deliberate failure to comply

Findings: Appellant was found guilty and sentenced to 1440 hours of periodical imprisonment. On appeal to this Court, it was held that although a wholly suspended periodical imprisonment would not serve as adequate punishment for the appellant, appeal succeeded to the extent that 1160 hours of 1440 hours are suspended for 5 years.