Entry #37: Homosexual activity in South Africa

Original entry by brennen brennen ()

RegionSouth Africa
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Start DateApr 12, 1957
End DateAug 27, 1998
DescriptionThe prescribed penalty was a fine of up to R4000 or imprisonment for up to two years, or both.
Sourceshttp://www.saflii.org/za/cases/ZACC/1998/15.html http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Sexual_Offences_Act,_1957 http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Immorality_Amendment_Act,_1969
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