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Legal Deposit Act, 1997

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To provide for the preservation of the national documentary heritage through legal deposit of published documents; to ensure the preservation and cataloging of, and access to, published documents emanating from, or adapted for, South Africa: to provide for access to government information; to provide for a Legal Deposit Committee; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

 

Last update: June 2001


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Latest Developments:

 

The Legal Deposit Act, 1997 (Act No. 54 of 1997) has been amended by Government Gazette 22340, Notice No. R. 484, dated 8 June 2001.

 

The Legal Deposit Act, 1997 (Act No. 54 of 1997) has been amended by Government Gazette 21590, Notice No. R. 949, dated 29 September 2000.

 

The Legal Deposit Act, 1997 (Act No. 54 of 1997) has been amended by the Regulations under the Legal Deposit Act, 1997 (Act No. 54 of 1997), Government Gazette 18992, Notice No. R. 836.

 

The Legal Deposit Act, 1997 (Act No. 54 of 1997) has been added to the website by Government Gazette 18424, Notice No. 1511, dated 14 November 1997.