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Reserved Minerals Development.

Act No. 54 of 1926.


those members of the Senate who were nominated by the Governor-General shall vacate their seats;


the persons nominated to fill the seats so vacated shall, subject to the provisions of the South Africa Act, 1909, or of any other law, hold their seats for a period of ten years from the date of their nomination or until the next succeeding dissolution of the Senate or until a change of Government has occurred, whichever be the shortest period.

A change of Government shall be considered to have occurred whenever another person than the Prime Minister for the time being becomes Prime Minister and when the Governor-General has published a notice in the Gazette, that such change of Government has occurred.

Short title.

2. This Act may be cited as the Senate Act, 1926.

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