Black (Native) Administration Act of 1927 comes into effect. This Act in effect gave the state the power to make laws in all Af

Thursday, 1 September 1927

Black (Native) Administration Act of 1927 comes into effect. This Act in effect gave the state the power to make laws in all African areas, thereby limiting the courts' powers to intervene in the affairs of African people, and had the effect of limiting Black people's access to justice.

Last updated : 14-Aug-2012

This article was produced for South African History Online on 14-Aug-2012