Bantu Homelands Citizenship Act, 1970
|Bantu Homelands Citizenship Act, 1970|
|Act to provide for citizenship of certain Bantu homelands and for the issue of certificates of citizenship to Bantu persons; in connection therewith to amend certain laws; and to provide for incidental matters.|
|Citation||Act No. 26 of 1970|
|Enacted by||Parliament of South Africa|
|Date assented to||3 March 1970|
|Date commenced||26 March 1970|
|Date repealed||27 April 1994|
|Administered by||Minister of Bantu Administration and Development|
|Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1993|
The Bantu Homelands Citizenship Act, 1970 (Act No. 26 of 1970; subsequently renamed the Black States Citizenship Act, 1970 and the National States Citizenship Act, 1970) was a Self Determination or denaturalization law passed during the apartheid era of South Africa that allocated various tribes and nations black South Africans as citizens of their traditional black tribal "homelands," or Bantustans.
The act was repealed on 27 April 1994 by the Interim Constitution of South Africa.
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