Immovable Property (Race Discrimination) Act, 1963


Immovable Property (Race Discrimination) Act, 1963

Act 46 of 1963

  • Commenced on 6 December 1963
  • [This is the version of this document at 1 December 1998.]
An Act to prohibit restrictions on the ownership or tenure of immovable property based solely on the grounds of race.

1. Short title

This Act may be cited as the Immovable Property (Race Discrimination) Act, 1963.

2. Restrictions prohibited

A condition—
(a)in a deed of grant, transfer, lease or other notarial deed conveying rights to immovable property which, on the grounds of race alone, restricts or purports to restrict a person from owning or occupying that property or from exercising any servitude or other real right in respect thereof; or
(b)in a mortgage bond prohibiting or purporting to prohibit the sale of the mortgaged property to any person on those grounds;
shall be of no effect.
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History of this document

01 December 1998 this version
06 December 1963