Preservation of Public Security Act
Act 1 of 1965
- Commenced on 1 November 1965
- [This is the version of this document at 30 June 2012 and includes any amendments published up to 30 June 2014.]
1. Short titleThis Act may be cited as the Preservation of Public Security Act.
2. InterpretationIn this Act—"public security" includes the securing of the safety of persons and property, the maintenance of supplies and services essential to the life of the community, the prevention and suppression of violence, intimidation, disorder and crime, the prevention and suppression of mutiny, rebellion and concerted defiance of and disobedience to the law and lawful authority, and the maintenance of the administration of justice.
3. Public security regulations
4. Special public security regulations
5. Incidental and supplementary provisions in regulationsRegulations made under section 3 or section 4 may—
6. Application and effect of regulations
7. Proof of documentsEvery document purporting to be a regulation, order, rule, licence, permit, certificate, direction, authority, or other document made, granted or issued by the President or any other authority or person in pursuance of this Act or any regulation made under this Act or any order or rule made under any such regulation, and purporting to be signed by or on behalf of the President or such other authority or person, shall be received in evidence, and shall, until the contrary is proved, be deemed to have been made, granted or issued by the President or that authority or person
History of this document
01 November 1965