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South Africa
NATIONAL LEGISLATION OVERVIEWS
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Legal Deposit Act, No. 54 of 1997

Long title


To provide for the preservation of the national documentary heritage through legal deposit of published documents; to ensure the preservation and cataloguing of, and access to, published documents emanating from, or adapted for, South Africa; to provide for access to government information; to provide for a Legal Deposit Committee; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Definitions
2. Deposit of documents and information
3. Cost
4. Time of deposit
5. Exemptions
6. Places of legal deposit
7. Duties of places of legal deposit
8. Legal Deposit Committee
9. Offences
10. Action to remedy non-compliance
11. Delegation of powers
12. Regulations
13. Act binds State
14. Repeal of laws
15. Short title and commencement
Sch. SCHEDULE. LAWS REPEALED [s14]
 
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