South Africa Act Amendment Act, 1934

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South Africa Act Amendment Act, 1934
enacted by the Parliament of South Africa
Act No. 45 of 1934. First published on 7 June 1934 in Government Gazette Extraordinary No. 2202, and came into force upon publication. Repealed on 31 May 1961 by the Republic of South Africa Constitution Act, 1961.

Act

To amend and extend the provisions of section one hundred and forty-nine of the South Africa Act, 1909.



(Assented to 2nd June, 1934.)
(Signed by the Governor-General in Afrikaans.)


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 149 of South Africa Act.

1. Section one hundred and forty-nine of the South Africa Act is hereby deleted and the following new section substituted therefor:

“Petition by provincial council necessary for alteration of provinces or for abolition of provincial councils.

149. Parliament shall not―

(a)   alter the boundaries of any province, divide a province into two or more provinces, or form a new province out of provinces within the Union, except on the petition of the provincial council of every province whose boundaries are affected thereby;
(b)   abolish any provincial council or abridge the powers conferred on provincial councils under section eighty-five, except by petition to Parliament by the provincial council concerned.”


Short title.

2. This Act shall be known as the South Africa Act Amendment Act, 1934.

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