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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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1865. [British] Colonial Laws Validity Acts Nos 28 & 29

According to this, "there yould be no competition between Westminster and a colonial legislature: any colonial law repugnant to an Act of British Parliament extending to that colony was null and void" (Dugard 1978: 28).

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