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CRC, noun

Forms:
Also C.R.C.
Origin:
Initial letters of Coloured Persons’ Representative Council, Coloured Representative Council.
historical
A legislative body of elected and nominated ‘coloured’ representatives, established in 1969 to deal with community affairs, education, and finance. Also attributive.
Note:
This body was dissolved in 1980.
[1969 Govt Gaz. Vol.46 No.2347, 1Under the powers vested in me by section 1 (1) of the Coloured Persons Representative Council Act, 1964.., I hereby determine the 1 July 1969, as the date on which the Coloured Persons Representative Council..is established.]
1984 R. Davies et al. Struggle for S. Afr. II. 397Labour managed to secure the adoption by the CRC of a motion calling for the abolition of all the institutions of apartheid, including the CRC itself.
A legislative body of elected and nominated ‘coloured’ representatives, established in 1969 to deal with community affairs, education, and finance. Also attributive.

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