affected, participial adjective

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EnglishShow more Special sense of general English affected influenced, acted upon.
historical
Of or pertaining to any organization which is deemed by the State President to be politically influenced from abroad, and is thus prohibited from receiving foreign money with which to further its aims. Usually in the collocation affected organization.
1974 Act 31 in Govt Gaz. Vol.105 No.4222, 3If the State President is satisfied that politics are being engaged in by or through an organization with the aid of or in co-operation with or in consultation with or under the influence of an organization or person abroad, he may,..by proclamation in the Gazette declare that organization to be an affected organization...No person shall..ask for or canvass foreign money for or on behalf of an affected organization..receive money from abroad for or on behalf of an affected organization.
c1980 S. Afr. 1979: Off. Yrbk (Info. Service of S. Afr.) 323The Affected Organisations Act of 1974 provides for the prohibition of the receipt of money from abroad for certain organisations which are declared to be affected organisations.
1987 Weekly Mail 22 May 14The government’s moves to block foreign funding dates back to 1974 when it passed the Affected Organisations Act. The first bodies declared affected were the Christian Institute..and the National Union of South African Students.
1987 New Nation 10 Sept. 5The government promptly declared it (sc. Nusas) an affected organisation, preventing it from raising money overseas and slashing its budget by 90 percent.
Of or pertaining to any organization which is deemed by the State President to be politically influenced from abroad, and is thus prohibited from receiving foreign money with which to further its aims. Usually in the collocation affected organization.
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