The Minister of Justice, Jimmy Kruger, announces that the provisions of the Internal Security Act, allowing for the unlimited d

Thursday, 15 July 1976

The Minister of Justice, Jimmy Kruger, announces that the provisions of the Internal Security Act, allowing for the unlimited detention without trial of persons deemed to be threatening public order, will apply in the Transvaal Province with immediate effect for one year. All public gatherings are banned and schools in Soweto and other riot areas will remain closed.

References:
• Kalley, J.A.; Schoeman, E. & Andor, L.E. (eds)(1999). Southern African Political History: a chronology of key political events from independence to mid-1997, Westport: Greenwood

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