Senate Act, 1979
(Afrikaans text signed by the State President.)
(Assented to 6 March 1979.)
Be it enacted by the State President, the Senate and the House of Assembly of the Republic of South Africa, as follows:―
1. (1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in any law but subject to the provisions of section 33 of the Republic of South Africa Constitution Act, 1961 (Act No. 32 of 1961), a person who on the date of commencement of this Act is a senator shall hold his seat until 31 December 1980.
(2) Any person who after the date of commencement of this Act becomes a senator on account of the seat of a senator having become vacant on or before that date, shall for the purposes of subsection (1) be deemed to have been a senator on that date.
2. This Act shall be called the Senate Act, 1979.