South Africa Act Amendment Act, 1933
To amend the South Africa Act, 1909.
(Assented to 1st June, 1933.)
(Signed by the Governor-General in Afrikaans.)
Be it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate and the House of Assembly of the Union of South Africa, as follows:―
“(2) Whenever any Minister of State is from any cause whatever unable to perform any of the functions of his office, the Governor-General-in-Council may appoint any member of the Executive Council (whether he has or has not been appointed as a Minister of State, under sub-section (1)) to act in the said Minister’s stead, either generally or in the performance of any particular function”.
2. Section fifty-three of the South Africa Act, 1909, is hereby amended by the addition thereto of the following new sub-paragraph at the end thereof:
|“(4)||any person who has been appointed or became a justice of the peace under section two of the Justices of the Peace and Oaths Act, 1914 (Act No. 16 of 1914), and any justice of the peace appointed before the commencement of the said Act, who performs his functions as such by virtue of section five of that Act”.|
3. This Act shall be known as the South Africa Act Amendment Act, 1933, and section two shall be deemed to have come into operation on the first day of August, 1914.