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19 August 1983

Swaziland Government Gazette dated 1983-08-19 number 62

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                                 SWAZILAND
                 GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
                                MBABANE, Friday, August 19th, 1983                No. 62



                         SWAZILAND GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
                        MBABANE,FRIDAY, AUGUST 19TH 1983


                              REGENT’S DECREE NO. 1 OF
                                        1983

             THE KING’S PROCLAMATION TO THE NATION OF 1973
           THE KING’S PROCLAMATION (AMENDMENT) DECREE,1983

   In exercise of the powers vested in me, I, SOZISA, AUTHORISED PERSON OF THE
KINGDOM OF SWAZILAND hereby make the following Decree:

Short Title
1. This Decree maybe cited as the King’s Proclamation (Amendment) Decree, 1983 and shall
be read and construed as one with the King’s Proclamation to the Nationof April 12th, 1973, and
shall come into force with immediate effect.

Amendment of Proclamation
2. The King’s Proclamation to the Nation of 1973 is amended by adding the following
paragraph:

      “15. (1)     It is hereby re-affirmed and decreed that, according to Swazi Law and
      Custom, no matters which by virtue of paragraph 6 of the King’s Proclamation No. 1 of
      1981 — read together with schedule 3 of the repealed Constitution which schedule is
      herebyre-affirmed — continue to be regulated by Swazi Law and custom shall be enquired
      into or pronounced uponby anycourt of the Kingdom of Swaziland; whether or not such
      matters are pending before any such court on the date of coming into operation of this
      Decree.

      “2. Moreparticularly, but without in any manner whatsoeverlimiting the generality of the
      aforegoing sub-paragraph, no such court shall have any power to adjudicate on the
      irregularity or otherwise of the appointment of the Indlovukazi and/or the Authorised
      Personoron the validity or otherwise of this Regent’s Decree; and no suits, applications,
      actions or other processes, whatever, shall be heard or adjudicated uponby any such court.

      “(3) Any judgement,order, decree or finding whatsoever pronounced by any such court
      on any of the aforesaid matters, whether or not any such matters are pending or not before
      any such court, shall be null and void in law.

      “(4) In as far as there maybeanyconflict or difference between this decree andthe said
      King’s Proclamation to the Nation or any amendmentthereof, the provisionsof this decree
      shall prevail.”


              DONE AT LOBAMBATHIS 19TH DAY OF AUGUST,1983.



             AUTHORISEDKINGDOM
19th August, 1983.


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