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|Extension of University Education Act, 1959
|Act to provide for the establishment, maintenance, management and control of university colleges for non-white persons; for the admission of students to and their instruction at university colleges; for the limitation of the admission of non-white students to certain university institutions; and for other incidental matters.
||Act No. 45 of 1959
||"Parliament of South Africa
|Date of "Royal Assent
||11 June 1959
||21 June 1959
||30 June 1988
|Tertiary Education Act, 1988
The Extension of University Education Act, Act 45 of 1959, formed part of the "apartheid system of racial segregation in "South Africa. This act made it a criminal offense for a non-white student to register at a formerly open university without the written permission of the Minister of Internal Affairs. New universities were established for the various non-white groups. In the "Western Cape, a school in "Bellville was established for coloureds, while a school at Ngoye was created in "Zululand for "Zulus. For Indians, a school was established at Durba in "Natal Province, at Turfloop in the "Transvaal for the Sotho-Tswanans, while Fort Har, the former Lovedale Mission College, became restricted to "Xhosas.
The act was repealed by the Tertary Education Act, 1988.