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This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1955. Criminal Procedure & Evidence Amendment Act No 29

This made whipping compulsory punishment for "theft of or from motor vehicles and receiving stolen property" (Dugard 1978: 131). See also the CRIMINAL SENTENCES AMENDMENT ACT of 1952.

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