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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1968. Prohibition of Mixed Marriages Amendment Act No 21

This "declared that the marriage of a male South Africa citizen and a woman of a different race which had been contracted abroad was invalid in South Africa" (Riley 1991: 102).

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