1991 – The Parliament of South Africa repealed the Population Registration Act. The act had required that all South Africans for classified by race at birth.


On June 17, 1991

The act had required that all South Africans for classified by race at birth.

The Population registration Act (Act No 30 of 1950 ) was repealed by the South African parliament. The Act was a pillar of the Apartheid system. It required people to register from birth as belonging to one of four different racial groups, White, Black, Coloured and Indian. The Act was repealed by the Population Registration Act No 114 of 1991.

 

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