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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1982. Internal Security Act No 74

Section 46 of this act "provided that whenever a magistrate has 'reason to apprehend' that the public peace would be 'seriously endangered' by a gathering in his district he may prohibit the gathering for a period not exceeding 48 hours" (Dyzenhaus 1991: 149).

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