Fonds BC1570 - Legal Resources Centre Land Collection

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Legal Resources Centre Land Collection


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243 archival boxes

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Estab­lished in 1979, the LRC uses the law as an instru­ment of jus­tice for the vul­ner­a­ble and mar­gin­alised, includ­ing poor, home­less and land­less peo­ple. The LRC has four offices in Cape Town, Dur­ban, Gra­ham­stown and Johan­nes­burg.

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This collection is focussed on land issues, primarily in Namaqualand. It consists of two series. Series A comprises cases and other matters worked on by Kobus Pienaar, Regional Director of the LRC's Cape Town Office, prior to his untimely death in 2011. Series B is a resource collection focussing on land reform; it comprises an array of resources such as submissions, papers, articles, conferences, workshops, and reports related to land legislation and land reform in South Africa.


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