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Name: Bogosi Act (Chapter 41:01).
Country: Botswana
Subject(s): Indigenous and tribal peoples
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2008-04-30
Entry into force:
ISN: BWA-2008-L-91536
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Laws of Botswana,, Botswana PDF PDF (consulted on 2012-11-16)
Abstract/Citation: This Act makes provision with respect to the recognition of tribes and certain matters regarding the administration of tribes, i.e. the institution of traditional leadership by a person designated by the tribe and recognized by the Minister.
The Act, among other things, sets out the procedures for the designation and recognition of traditional leaders, provides for appeal against decisions of the Minister, defines the functions of traditional leaders, defines the jurisdiction of courts in matters of administration of tribes and defines regulation-making powers of the Minister.

Repeals Chieftainship Act (Cap. 41:01).
Repealed text(s):

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