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This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

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1961. Urban Bantu Councils Act No 79

This act sought to replace the Advisory Boards earlier established by the NATIVES URBAN AREAS ACT of 1923, and allowed "for the democratic election of new bodies, with African chairmen and some administrative duties".: (Davenport 1987: 407). See also the COMMUNITY COUNCILS ACT of 1977.

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