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South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport Act, 1997 (Act No. 14 of 1997)



Notice No. 726

23 May 1997



(Afrikaans text signed by the Acting President)

(Assented to 20 May 1997)



It is hereby  notified that the President has assented to the following Act, which is hereby published for general information:–


To promote the participation in sport free from the use of prohibited substances or methods intended to artificially enhance performance, thereby rendering impermissible doping practices which are contrary to the principles of fair play and medical ethics, in the interest of the health and well-being of sports persons; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, as follows:–