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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1946. Indian Representation Act

This "offered them [Indians] token representation in both houses of Parliament by whites, and in the Natal Provincial Council by one of their own number" (Davenport 1987: 570).

This act was repealed in 1948.

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