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Cape of Good Hope Colony: Government Publications: Library Guide: Legislation

Guide to the publications of the Cape of Good Hope Colony

Governor, 1806-May 1825

  • Proclamations and Government Advertisements, having the effect of Proclamations. Some are Regulations.
  • British Orders-in-Council, applied to the Cape Colony by the Governor's Proclamations. An Order-in-Council is a royal decree, a law passed by the sovereign and the Privy Council.

Contained in:

 Harding, Walter. The Cape of Good Hope Government Proclamations, from 1806 to 1825, as Now in Force and Unrepealed ; and, The Ordinances Passed in Council ...  Cape Town: Robertson, 1839. Library has volumes 1, 2 & 5. Shelf no. G 682 FLC.1825/38

Cape of Good Hope (Colony)    Statute law of the Cape of Good Hope, comprising the placaats, proclamations, and ordinances enacted before the establishment of the colonial parliament and still wholly or in part in force.    Cape Town :   Solomon,   1862. G 682 FLC.1714/1853

Cape of Good Hope (Colony). Cape of Good Hope proclamations, advertisements and other official notices, published by the Government of the Cape of Good Hope, 1806-1825. G 682 FLR.1806/25

Cape of Good Hope (Colony).   Statutes of the Cape of Good Hope, 1652-1886 /    Cape Town :   Richards,   1887. v. 1. Titles: ’Aliens’ to ’Liquor licensing acts’. -- v. 2. Titles: ’Loans to Xanthium Spinosum’. -- v. 3. Chronological table and index. G 682 FLC(1652/1886)

Cape of Good Hope (Colony).   Statutes of the Cape of Good Hope /    Cape Town :   Juta,   1895-1906. v. 1. 1652-1871. G 682 FLC(1652/1906)

Cape Town gazette and African advertiser, 1806-1826 G 682 G  microfilm GZA 682 G

 

Governor and the Council of Advice, May 1825-1834

  • Ordinances in one numerical sequence, no. 1, 1825 to no. 105, 1833.
  • Proclamations and Government Advertisements, having the effect of Proclamations. Some are Regulations.
  • British Orders-in-Council, applied to the Cape Colony by the Governor's Proclamations. An Order-in-Council is a royal decree, a law passed by the sovereign and the Privy Council.

Contained in:

Cape of Good Hope (Colony)    Statute law of the Cape of Good Hope, comprising the placaats, proclamations, and ordinances enacted before the establishment of the colonial parliament and still wholly or in part in force.    Cape Town :   Solomon,   1862. G 682 FLC.1714/1853

Cape of Good Hope (Colony).   Statutes of the Cape of Good Hope, 1652-1886 /    Cape Town :   Richards,   1887. v. 1. Titles: ’Aliens’ to ’Liquor licensing acts’. -- v. 2. Titles: ’Loans to Xanthium Spinosum’. -- v. 3. Chronological table and index. G 682 FLC(1652/1886)

Cape of Good Hope (Colony).   Statutes of the Cape of Good Hope /    Cape Town :   Juta,   1895-1906. v. 1. 1652-1871. G 682 FLC(1652/1906)

Cape Town gazette and African advertiser, 1806-1826 G 682 G  microfilm GZA 682 G

Government gazette, 1826-1853 G 682 G  microfilm GZA 682 G

 

Bills

Bills are draft acts, which become acts once they have been discussed, amended if necessary and passed by Parliament. The Bills were published in the Government Gazettes.

Masters and Servants

Cape of Good Hope (Colony). Masters and Servants Legislation,1841 - 1890. Cape Town: Cape of Good Hope, 1841-1890. 1. Ordinance: enacted by the Governor of the Cape of Good Hope, with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council thereof, for amending and consolidating the Laws regulating the relative rights and duties of the MastersServants, and Apprentices -- 2. Map of the Cape Colony: … land reserved for natives -- 3. Masters and Servants [Act no. 15 of 1856] -- 4. Masters and Servants [Act no. 28 of 1874] -- 5. Masters and Servants [Act no. 30 of 1889] Shelf no. GO 682 FL.MAST.1841-1890 1 portfolio

Cape of Good Hope (Colony). Parliament. Legislative Council. Master and Servant : Documents on the Working of the Order in Council of the 21st July, 1846, Being Chiefly, Replies to Certain Questions Issued by the Hon’ble the Legislative Council to Resident Magistrates, Justices of the Peace, Ministers of the Gospel and Others Throughout the Colony, with a Summary of the Whole. Cape Town: microfilmed by South African Library, 1988. Shelf no. GZB 682 ELC.1849.MAST

Tennant, Hercules. Laws Regulating the Relative Rights and Duties of Masters, Servants, and Apprentices in the Cape Colony. South Africa: Juta, 1906. Shelf no. BAA  346.024 TENN
 

Governor and the Legislative Council, 1834-1853

  • Ordinances in one numerical sequence, no. 1, 1825 to no. 105, 1833.
  • British Orders-in-Council, applied to the Cape Colony by the Governor's Proclamations. An Order-in-Council is a royal decree, a law passed by the sovereign and the Privy Council.

Contained in:

Cape of Good Hope (Colony)    Statute law of the Cape of Good Hope, comprising the placaats, proclamations, and ordinances enacted before the establishment of the colonial parliament and still wholly or in part in force.    Cape Town :   Solomon,   1862. G 682 FLC.1714/1853

Cape of Good Hope (Colony).   Statutes of the Cape of Good Hope, 1652-1886 /    Cape Town :   Richards,   1887. v. 1. Titles: ’Aliens’ to ’Liquor licensing acts’. -- v. 2. Titles: ’Loans to Xanthium Spinosum’. -- v. 3. Chronological table and index. G 682 FLC(1652/1886)

Cape of Good Hope (Colony).   Statutes of the Cape of Good Hope /    Cape Town :   Juta,   1895-1906. v. 1. 1652-1871. G 682 FLC(1652/1906)

Cape of Good Hope (Colony).  Government gazette /    [Cape Town :   The Govt.],   1834-1853. G 682 G microfilm GZA 682 G

Governor and the Cape Parliament, 1854-1910

  • Acts of Parliament published in annual numerical sequences. 
  • British Orders-in-Council, applied to the Cape Colony by the Governor's Proclamations. An Order-in-Council is a royal decree, a law passed by the sovereign and the Privy Council.

Contained in:

Cape of Good Hope (Colony).   Statutes of the Cape of Good Hope, 1652-1886 /    Cape Town :   Richards,   1887. v. 1. Titles: ’Aliens’ to ’Liquor licensing acts’. -- v. 2. Titles: ’Loans to Xanthium Spinosum’. -- v. 3. Chronological table and index. G 682 FLC(1652/1886)

Cape of Good Hope (Colony).   Statutes of the Cape of Good Hope /    Cape Town :   Juta,   1895-1906. v. 1. 1652-1871--v. 2. 1872-1886--v. 3. 1887-1895--Statutes of the Cape of Good Hope, 1896-1900 (inclusive) v. 4. 1896-1900 (inclusive)--Statutes of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope passed by Parliament during the sessions, 1902-06 with table of contents and index--Statutes of the Cape of Good Hope, 1652-1897. Index volume. Chronological table and index.  G 682 FLC(1652/1906)

Cape of Good Hope (South Africa)    Proclamations, notices and regulations in force in the native territories of the Cape Colony on the 20th of July, 1896 /    Cape Town :   W.A. Richards,   1896. BAA 968.29 CAPE

Cape of Good Hope (Colony).  Government gazette /    [Cape Town :   The Govt.],   1854-1910. G 682 G microfilm GZA 682 G