Provincial Councils and Executive Committees Act, 1963
(English text signed by the State President.)
(Assented to 23rd March, 1963.)
Be it enacted by the State President, the Senate and the House of Assembly of the Republic of South Africa, as follows:―
1. Section seventy-six of the Republic of South Africa Constitution Act, 1961 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act), is hereby amended by the substitution for sub-section (4) of the following sub-section:
|“(4) (a)||A member of the provincial council shall not forfeit his seat by reason of his having been elected as a member of the executive committee.|
|(b)||A member of the executive committee shall not be disqualified from being elected or nominated as a member of the Senate, the House of Assembly or the provincial council.|
|(c)||A member of the executive committee who becomes a member of the Senate or the House of Assembly shall cease to be a member of the executive committee with effect from the date on which he becomes a member of the Senate or the House of Assembly.|
|(d)||A member of the executive committee shall not be disqualified from being appointed as deputy-administrator under sub-section (4) of section sixty-six and any such member so appointed shall as from the termination of the appointment resume his office and functions as a member of such executive committee unless his successor has in the meantime been elected under the provisions of sub-section (1) of this section.”.|
2. Any sitting held by a provincial council after the thirty-first day of May, 1961, but before the commencement of this Act, for which the time was not fixed as provided by sub-section (1) of section seventy-two of the principal Act, shall be deemed to have been a sitting in the course of a session which was resumed in pursuance of a resolution contemplated in sub-section (2) of that section.
3. This Act shall be called the Provincial Councils and Executive Committees Act, 1963.