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General Law Amendment Act, No. 102 of 1967
To repeal the Public Bodies' Private Bill Act, 1885, of the Cape of Good Hope, and the Private Bill Procedure Act, 1912; to amend Proclamation No. 80 of 1890, of the Cape of Good Hope, so as to delete the reference therein to the Public Bodies' Private Bill Act, 1885; to amend the Commissions Act, 1947, so as to extend the powers of the State President to make regulations; to amend the Rents Act, 1950, so as to make it possible to define with greater particularity the jurisdiction of rent boards; to amend the Suppression of Communism Act, 1950, so as to extend the period of operation of certain provisions thereof; to amend the provisions of the Criminal Procedure Act, 1955, with reference to the expiration of the period for which certain persons may be detained, the powers of a judicial officer in regard to the disposal of proceedings in which the accused was convicted by another judicial officer, the matters which may be proved by way of affidavit, the power of peace officers in regard to the steps which may be taken by them after the arrest of a person, the power of the Minister of Justice to declare that certain persons shall be deemed to be peace officers, and the joint trial of offenders; to amend the provisions of the Interpretation Act, 1957, with reference to the manner in which laws and notices are to be published; to amend the provisions of the Supreme Court Act, 1959, with reference to the fees payable to witnesses in civil proceedings, and the area of jurisdiction of the Witwatersrand Local Division of the Supreme Court of South Africa; to amend the provisions of the Children's Act, 1960, with reference to the definition of "child"; to amend the provisions of section 6 of the Finance Act, 1960, with reference to the administration of the provisions of the said section; to amend the provisions of the Conventional Penalties Act, 1962, in regard to the application thereof to certain hire-purchase agreements; to amend the provisions of the Administration of Estates Act, 1965, in regard to the transfer of immovable property by an executor; to amend the National Welfare Act, 1965, and the Reciprocal Enforcement of Civil Judgments Act, 1966, so as to clarify certain provisions thereof; and to make further provision for the supply and acquisition of liquor to and by natives in the territory of South-West Africa
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