The National Heritage Resources Act, which replaces the National Monuments Act, was published in the Government Gazette on 28 April. (http://www.polity.org.za/govdocs/legislation/1999/act25.pdf)

Constitution for the Republic of South Africa - Section 235. Self-determination

National Heritage Bill (http://www.heritage.org.za/legis)
Since shortly after union in 1910 South Africa has had legislation protecting its heritage resources. Needs to be regularly changed and replaced .

Legal Protection for Cultural Heritage : Restitution and Return Committee