Home About Chapters Gallery Library Glossary Links Copyright

Group Areas Act, Act No 41 of 1950

Theme: Natural Allies

Call Number: D05.01.05
Identifier: TUT_Chp05_GroupAreasAct_1950
Title: Group Areas Act, Act No 41 of 1950
Date: April 1950
Subject: Group Areas;
Separate development
Description: This is a copy of the Group Areas Act, Act No 41 of 1950. Under the Group Areas Act (1950) the cities and towns of South Africa were divided into segregated residential and business areas. Thousands of Coloureds, Blacks, and Indians were removed from areas classified for white occupation. Included in SAHA's virtual exhibition 'Tracing the unbreakable thread: non-racialism in South Africa'
Creator: Union of South Africa
Type: Legislation
Format: Access cpy - PDF
Source: Digital Innovation South Africa (DISA)
Language: English
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: Digital rights: Digital Innovation South Africa (DISA)
To download documents from this website you must be registered on the South African History Archives (SAHA) website.
Visit the SAHA site to register
Already registered? Login here

Leave a Comment

Please share your views or anecdotes, particularly if you were present or affected by the events described in this poster, photograph or document.

Your Name: Your Email:
  Prove you're not a computer: four + six =
  (Please answer in digits, not letters. Eg: four + six = 10)
© SAHA 2021 Disclaimer Privacy Policy