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Problems with prevailing defences for the repurposing of apartheid-legacy laws to discriminate against non-citizens

- 8th June 2020

In 1964, the apartheid regime in South Africa introduced a new requirement for non-citizens seeking entry into the legal profession. To practice law, non-citizens had to acquire a permanent residence (PR) permit. Subsequently, the apartheid regime would enact “Bantu Homeland” legislation, that stripped black South Africans of their citizenship. The combination of a loss of […]

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