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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1967. Physical Planning & Utilization of Resources Act No 88

Dugard (1978: 424) refers to this as the ENVIRONMENT PLANNING ACT, but Davenport (1987: 525) explicitly mentions that the PHYSICAL PLANNING & UTILIZATION OF RESOURCES ACT was later renamed (or replaced with?) the ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING ACT (Davenport 1987: 525).

This "provided positive incentives in the form of tax holidays, tariff rebates and the prospect of cheaper labour to indice industrialists to move, together with negative constraints such as a ban on the enlargement of black labour forces if they elected to remain in the existing areas of industrial concentration" (Davenport 1987: 525t).

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