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House of Delegates of South Africa

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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.[1] The associated civil service departments referred to as Administration:House of Delegates, was based in Durban.[citation needed]

House of Delegates

Raad van Afgevaardigdes
Type
Type
History
Established1984
Disbanded1994
Preceded bySouth African Indian Council
Succeeded byNational Assembly
Elections
First-past-the-post
Last election
6 September 1989
Meeting place
Houses of Parliament
Cape Town
Cape Province, South Africa

Amichand Rajbansi was Chief Minister of the House of Delegates tricameral parliamentary chamber.

Election results:

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

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