Urban Bantu Councils Act, 1961
The Urban Bantu Councils Act, Act No 79 of 1961, formed part of the apartheid system of racial segregation in South Africa. It replaced the Advisory Boards created earlier by the Natives Urban Areas Act of 1923, and permitted democratic election of new municipal councils with African chairmen which were assigned some administrative duties.
|Urban Bantu Councils Act, 1961|
|Parliament of South Africa|
|Citation||Act No. 79 of 1961|
|Enacted by||Parliament of South Africa|
|Assented to||30 June 1961|
|Commenced||7 July 1961|
|Repealed||29 July 1977|
|Administered by||Minister of Bantu Administration and Development|
|Community Councils Act, 1977|
- O’Malley, Padraig. "1961. Urban Bantu Councils Act No 79". Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory and Dialogue. Retrieved 3 May 2010.
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