Natives (Prohibition of Interdicts) Act, 1956

Natives (Prohibition of Interdicts) Act, 1956
Act to prohibit the granting of interdicts or other dilatory orders of court having the effect of staying or suspending the removal or ejectment of natives in certain cases, and to provide for other incidental matters.
Citation Act No. 64 of 1956
Enacted by Parliament of South Africa
Date of Royal Assent 15 June 1956
Date commenced 22 June 1956
Date repealed 1 July 1986
Repealing legislation
Abolition of Influx Control Act, 1986
Status: Repealed

Natives (Prohibition of Interdicts) Act, Act No 64 of 1956, formed part of the apartheid system of racial segregation in South Africa. It deprived Africans of the right to appeal to the courts by means of an interdict or any legal process against forced removals.[1]


  1. "Legislation: 1950s". South African History Online. Retrieved 3 May 2010.

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