Internal Security Amendment Act No 66 is imposed on South Africans. More draconian, this amendment allows for continued detention for a period of 180 days on the sole authorisation of a policeman at or above the rank of lieutenant-colonel, if s/he was of the opinion that such detention would contribute to the 'termination, combating or prevention of public disturbance, disorder, riot or public violence at any place within the Republic'.
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