Privy Council Appeals Act, 1950

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Privy Council Appeals Act, 1950
enacted by the Parliament of South Africa
Act No. 16 of 1950. First published on 12 May 1950 in Government Gazette Extraordinary No. 4384, and came into force upon publication. Repealed on 1 January 1960 by the Supreme Court Act, 1959.

Act

To amend the South Africa Act, 1909, so as to abolish appeals to the Privy Council.



(Afrikaans text signed by the Governor-General.)
(Assented to 19th April, 1950.)


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:―


Amendment of section 106 of South Africa Act, 1909.

1. Section one hundred and six of the South Africa Act, 1909, is hereby repealed and the following section substituted therefor:

“No appeal to King-in-Council.

106. There shall be no appeal to the King-in-Council―

(a)   from any judgment or order of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of South Africa given on an appeal from any court in the Union or the territory of South-West Africa; or
(b)   from any judgment or order of any court in the Union or the said territory, other than such Appellate Division.”.


Short title.

2. This Act shall be called the Privy Council Appeals Act, 1950.

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