Act No. 21 of 1937. First published on 23 April 1937 in Government Gazette Extraordinary No. 2432, and came into force upon publication. Repealed on 22 April 1942 by the Electoral Quota Consolidation Act, 1942.
by substituting the following paragraph for paragraph (i):―
In this section the expression―
‘adult Union nationals’ means Union nationals (both male and female) of the age of twenty-one years or over, but does not include members of His Majesty’s regular forces on full pay, other than members of the South African Permanent Force constituted under section one of the South Africa Defence Act Amendment Act, 1922 (Act No. 22 of 1922);
‘quota of the Union’ means the quotient obtained by dividing the total number of European adult Union nationals as ascertained at the census taken in the year nineteen hundred and thirty-six by the number one hundred and fifty.”
by substituting the words “fifty-one” for the words “forty-one” in paragraph (ii);
by substituting the words “adult Union nationals” for the words “male adults” wherever they occur in paragraphs (iii), (iv) and (v);
by substituting the words “thirty-six” for the word “four” wherever it occurs in paragraph (iii);
3. This Act shall be called the Electoral Quota Act, 1937.
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