Provincial Councils and Executive Committees Act, 1963

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Provincial Councils and Executive Committees Act, 1963
enacted by the Parliament of South Africa
Act No. 22 of 1963. First published on 29 March 1963 in Government Gazette Extraordinary No. 468, and came into force upon publication. Repealed on 27 April 1994 by the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1993.

Act

To amend the Republic of South Africa Constitution Act, 1961, and to validate certain sittings of provincial councils.



(English text signed by the State President.)
(Assented to 23rd March, 1963.)


Be it enacted by the State President, the Senate and the House of Assembly of the Republic of South Africa, as follows:―


Amendment of section 76 of Act 32 of 1961.

1. Section seventy-six of the Republic of South Africa Constitution Act, 1961 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act), is hereby amended by the substitution for sub-section (4) of the following sub-section:

“(4)  (a)   A member of the provincial council shall not forfeit his seat by reason of his having been elected as a member of the executive committee.
(b)   A member of the executive committee shall not be disqualified from being elected or nominated as a member of the Senate, the House of Assembly or the provincial council.
(c)   A member of the executive committee who becomes a member of the Senate or the House of Assembly shall cease to be a member of the executive committee with effect from the date on which he becomes a member of the Senate or the House of Assembly.
(d)   A member of the executive committee shall not be disqualified from being appointed as deputy-administrator under sub-section (4) of section sixty-six and any such member so appointed shall as from the termination of the appointment resume his office and functions as a member of such executive committee unless his successor has in the meantime been elected under the provisions of sub-section (1) of this section.”.


Validation of certain sittings of provincial councils.

2. Any sitting held by a provincial council after the thirty-first day of May, 1961, but before the commencement of this Act, for which the time was not fixed as provided by sub-section (1) of section seventy-two of the principal Act, shall be deemed to have been a sitting in the course of a session which was resumed in pursuance of a resolution contemplated in sub-section (2) of that section.


Short title.

3. This Act shall be called the Provincial Councils and Executive Committees Act, 1963.

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