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South African Citizenship Act, 1995 (Act No. 88 of 1995)

Chapter 7 : General Provisions

26A. Construction of references to citizens and citizenship of former states in existing laws and in certain documents


A reference in any law in force immediately prior to the commencement of this Act, or in any certificate or other document under any such law, to a citizen of any former state or citizenship of any former state shall, unless inconsistent with the context or otherwise clearly inappropriate, be construed as a reference to a South African citizen or South African citizenship, respectively.


[Section 26A inserted by section 11 of Act 69 of 1997 and deemed to have come into operation on 6 October 1995]



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