Offices of Profit Amendment Act, 1959

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Offices of Profit Amendment Act, 1959
enacted by the Parliament of South Africa
Act No. 49 of 1959. First published on 26 June 1959 in Government Gazette Extraordinary No. 6247, 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 Repealed on 31 May 1961 by the Republic of South Africa Constitution Act, 1961.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, and to repeal the Offices of Profit Act, 1943.



(English text signed by the Governor-General.)
(Assented to 19th June, 1959.)


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 53 of South Africa Act, 1909, as amended by section 2 of Act 17 of 1933, section 1 of Act 19 of 1940, and section 2 of Act 49 of 1958.

1. Section fifty-three of the South Africa Act, 1909, is hereby amended by the addition to paragraph (d) of the following sub-paragraph:

“(6) any member of any council, committee, board or similar body established by or under any law, who receives no payment in respect of his services on such council, committee, board or body in excess of an allowance at the rate of five guineas for each day on which he renders such services, together with the reimbursement of any travelling expenses incurred by him in the course of such services.”.


Repeal of Act 19 of 1943.

2. The Offices of Profit Amendment Act, 1943, and section fourteen of the Public Health Amendment Act, 1946 (Act No. 51 of 1946), are hereby repealed.


Short title.

3. This Act shall be called the Offices of Profit Amendment Act, 1959.

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