House of Delegates of South Africa
The House of Delegates of South Africa (Afrikaans: Raad van Afgevaardigdes van Suid-Afrika) was a body in the Tricameral Parliament of South Africa which existed from 1984 to 1994. It was reserved for Indian South Africans. The body was elected twice; in 1984 and 1989. It was the second time in South Africa's history that Indians had ever had any sort of representation at the national level, the first being the South African Indian Council. It was originally to be called the Chamber of Deputies. The associated civil service departments referred to as Administration:House of Delegates, was based in Durban.
House of Delegates
Raad van Afgevaardigdes
|Preceded by||South African Indian Council|
|Succeeded by||National Assembly|
|6 September 1989|
|Houses of Parliament|
Cape Province, South Africa
Amichand Rajbansi was Chief Minister of the House of Delegates tricameral parliamentary chamber.
|Election||Date||Total seats||National People's Party||Solidarity||Others||Indep.|
|1984 election||28 August 1984||40||18||17||1||4|
|1989 election||6 September 1989||40||8||16||10||6|
- South Africa and the Consociational Option: A Constitutional Analysis, Laurence Boulle, Juta, 1984, page 152