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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1885. Asiatic Bazaar Law [?]

The purpose of this act was to demarcate specific residence areas for minority groups, especially Malays and Indians. It was later reinforced during the early twentieth century and in particular by the TRANSV AAL ASIA TIC LAND TENURE ACT of 1932 (see Mabin 1992: 409).

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