De Villiers was convicted on a range of charges in February 2017, including rape, sexual assault, fraud, exposing children to pornography and accessing child pornography.
The case could not proceed as De Villiers had taken issue with arguments submitted by his defence advocate, Marius van Wyngaardt.
The defence, and state prosecutor Arveena Persard, have both submitted arguments.
The matter was postponed to March 13.
- African News Agency (ANA)