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Name: Bantu Laws Amendment Act 1973 (No. 7).
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Indigenous and tribal peoples; Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1973-03-14
Entry into force:
Published on: Government Gazette, 1973-03-21
ISN: ZAF-1973-L-15792
Bibliography: Government Gazette, 1973-03-21
Abstract/Citation: Act to amend the Bantu Administration Act 1927 so as to further define the circumstances in which a tribe, portion of a tribe, Bantu community or Bantu may be required to withdraw from a place; to amend the Bantu Trust and Land Act 1936 so as to make new provision for the declaration of land as a released area, and the calculation of the extent of the land which may be acquired by the South African Bantu Trust; and to regulate the lease of land by the said Trust to persons other than Bantu; to amend the Bantu (Abolition of Passes and Co-ordination of Documents) Act l952 so as to further regulate the registration of contracts;to amend the South-West Africa Bantu Affairs Administration Act 1954 so as to vest certain land in the sait Trust; to amend the Transkei Constitution Act 1963 so as to extend the powers of the Legislative Assembly of the Transkei; to elucidate the expression "Bantu education" appearing in item 2 of Part B of the First Schedule thereto; and to make new provision for the constitution of a High Court; to amend the Bantu Labour Act 1964 [LS 1964 - SA 1] so as to regulate in certain respects responsibility for the acts or omissions of a Labour agent; to amend the Bantu Homelands Constitution Act 1971 so as to exempt members of legislative assemblies from liability for certain acts; to provide for the reservation of certain land as land which may be occupied or acquired by Bantu persons; to elucidate the expression "Bantu education" appearing in item 2 of Schedule 1 thereto; to make new provision for the constitution of High Courts, and to extend the powers of legislative assemblies; and to amend the Bantu Affairs Administration Act 1971 so as to alter the constitution of Bantu Affairs Administration Boards and the executive committees thereof; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

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