Internal Security Amendment Act No 66 is imposed on South Africans. More draconian, this amendment allows for continued detenti

Tuesday, 26 August 1986

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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