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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1978. Black Urban Areas Consolidation Amendment Act

This made "black persons holding 'Section 10 rights' [see the NATIVES URBAN AREAS CONSOLIDATION ACT of 1945] eligible to register a ninety-nine-year right of leasehold over property in black townships" (Price 1991: 107f). See also the NATIVES URBAN AREAS ACT of 1923 (amended in 1930).

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