Royal Title and Signet Act, 1968
Act 19 of 1968
- Assented to on 20 August 1968
- Commenced on 23 August 1968
- [This is the version of this document at 1 December 1998.]
1. Short titleThis Act may be cited as the Royal Title and Signet Act, 1968.
2. InterpretationIn this Act—"duly advised" means advised in accordance with section 85 of the Constitution;"the Minister" means the Prime Minister.
3. The royal title and forms of addressThe title and forms of address of His Majesty the King are such as His Majesty, duly advised, may be pleased to appoint by proclamation published in the Gazette.
4. His Majesty’s Signet
5. Royal Instructions
6. Temporary arrangements
7. Offences and penaltiesAny person who possesses or, with intent to deceive, uses the Signet or a device prescribed in section 6, otherwise than in accordance with the provisions of this Act or any Instructions published under section 5, shall be guilty of an offence and, on conviction, liable to a fine of one thousand emalangeni or to imprisonment for two years or to both such fine and such imprisonment.
History of this document
23 August 1968
20 August 1968