Official Languages of the Union Act, 1925
| Official Languages of the Union Act, 1925
|Republic of South Africa Constitution Act, 1961.Act No. 8 of 1925. First published on 27 May 1925 in Government Gazette Extraordinary No. 1477, and came into force upon publication. Repealed on 31 May 1961 by the|
To remove doubts as to the meaning of the word “Dutch” in Section one hundred and thirty-seven of the South Africa Act, 1909, and wheresoever else that word occurs in the said Act.
(Assented to 22nd May, 1925.)
(Signed by the Governor-General in Dutch.)
Preamble.Whereas doubts have arisen as to the meaning of the word “Dutch” in the South Africa Act, 1909;
And whereas it is expedient to remove such doubts;
Be it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate and the House of Assembly of the Union of South Africa, as follows:―
2. This Act may be cited for all purposes as the Official Languages of the Union Act, 1925, and shall be deemed to have been in operation from the thirty-first day of May, 1910.
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