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General Law Sixth Amendment Act, No. 204 of 1993
NOTE: Assented to and published in English, with alternative copy in Afrikaans 

Long title

To amend the Magistrates' Courts Act, 1944, so as to further regulate property exempt from execution; to amend the Aviation Act, 1962, so as to make provision for a prohibition of the conveyance of certain drugs and animal products in aircraft; to amend the Maintenance Act, 1963, so as to further regulate witness expenses payable to certain persons; to amend the Gambling Act, 1965, so as to define the expression "opportunity to play a' further game"; to amend the Mental Health Act, 1973, so as to redefine "Minister"; to further regulate the discharge of State patients and the termination of their detention; and to amend or repeal certain outdated provisions; to amend the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977, so as to further regulate the taking of evidence by a judge, regional magistrate or magistrate; to amend the Attorneys Act, 1979, so as to raise certain fines; to amend the Legal Succession to the South.African Transport Services Act, 1989, so as to rectify an incorrect reference; to amend the Judges' -Remuneration and Conditions of Employment Act, 1989, so as to further regulate the gratuity payable to judges after discharge from active service; to amend the Air Services Licensing Act, 1990, so as to further regulate the making of regulations; to amend the Abolition of Racially Based Land Measures Act, 1991, so as to provide that a proclamation may be made with retrospective effect; to provide for the appointment and powers of committees; and to make other provision in respect of the removal of certain racially based restrictions in the laws of self-governing territories; to amend the Magistrates Act, 1993, so as to further regulate the pension benefits of magistrates; to amend the Security Forces Board of Inquiry Act, 1993, so as to provide for the appointment of acting members on the Security Forces Board of Inquiry; to amend the Technikons Act, 1993, so as to rectify an incorrect reference; to provide for the grant of vacation leave and the resignation of civil servants for the purposes of an election in terms of the Electoral Act, 1993; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

1. Amendment of.section 67 of Act 32 of 1944...
2. Substitution of section 15A of Act 74 of 1962...
3. ... [... repealed by Act 1998_099_045_19981127 Sch - was entitled "Amendment of section 4 of Act 23 of 1963"]
4. ... [... repealed by Act 1998_099_045_19981127 Sch - was entitled "Amendment of section 8 of Act 23 of 1963"]
5. Amendment of section 1 of Act 51 of 1965...
6. Amendment of section 1 of A.ct 18 of 1973...
7. Amendment of section 29 of Act 18 of 1973...
8. Amendment of section 30 of Act 18 of 1973...
9. Amendment of section 74 of Act 18 of 1973...
10. Amendment of section 74B of Act 18 of 1973...
11. Substitution of section 205 of Act 51 of 1977
12. Amendment of section 236 of Act 51 of 1977...
13. Amendment of section 72 of Act 53 of 1979...
14. Amendment of section 4 of Act 9 of 1989
15. Amendment of section 6 of Act 88 of 1989...
16. Amendment of section 29 of Act 115 of 1990
17. Repeal of section 10 of Act 5 of 1991
18. Amendment of section 27B of Act 108 of 1991...
19. Insertion of section 93A in Act 108 of 1991
20. Substitution of section 105 of Act 108 of 1991
21. Amendment of section 18 of Act 90 of 1993
22. Amendment of section 3 of Act 95 of 1993
23. Amendment of section 16 of Act 125 of 1993
24. ... [... possibly self-lapsed by s24(4)] [... reepealed by Act 2001_042_014_20011207 - was entitled "Granting of vacation leave and resignation of civil servant for purposes of election in terms of Electoral Act, 1993"
25. Short title and commencement
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