South Africa Act Further Amendment Act, 1957

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South Africa Act Further Amendment Act, 1957
enacted by the Parliament of South Africa
Act No. 1 of 1957. First published on 18 February 1957 in Government Gazette Extraordinary No. 5822, and came into force upon publication. Repealed on 31 May 1961 by the Republic of South Africa Constitution Act, 1961.

Act

To amend the South Africa Act, 1909.



(English text signed by the Governor-General.)
(Assented to 15th February, 1957.)


Be it enacted by the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate and the House of Assembly of the Union of South Africa, as follows:―


Amendment of section 78 of the South Africa Act, 1909, as amended by section 1 of Act 20 of 1954.

1. Section seventy-eight of the South Africa Act, 1909 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act), is hereby amended―

(a)   by the addition at the end of sub-section (3) of the words “or from being appointed as a deputy-administrator under the provisions of sub-section (4) of section sixty-eight.”; and
(b)   by the insertion in sub-section (4) after the words “executive committee” where they occur for the first time of the words “other than a casual vacancy arising through the appointment of a member of the executive committee as a deputy-administrator under the provisions of sub-section (4) of section sixty-eight,” and by the addition to that sub-section of the following paragraph, the existing sub-section becoming paragraph (a):
“(b)   A member of the executive committee who is appointed as a deputy-administrator under the provisions of sub-section (4) of section sixty-eight shall as from the termination of such appointment resume his office and functions as a member of the executive committee unless his successor has in the meantime been elected under the provisions of sub-section (1) of this section.”.


Amendment of section 79 of the South Africa Act, 1909.

2. Section seventy-nine of the principal Act is hereby amended by the addition at the end thereof of the following proviso:

“Provided that a member of the executive committee who is a member of the provincial council and who is appointed a deputy-administrator under the provisions of sub-section (4) of section sixty-eight, shall during the period of such appointment retain his right to vote as a member of the provincial council.”.


Short title.

3. This Act shall be called the South Africa Act Further Amendment Act, 1957.

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