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development board, noun phrase

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Also with initial capitals.
historical
The regional government body which assumed the functions of an administration board from 1984 to 1986. Also attributive.
Note:
See note at administration board. Often combined with the name of the region served, e.g. East Cape Development Board.
Note:
Although sources report that the name was changed in 1982, the Black Communities Act (No.4 of 1984) was signed only on 22 February 1984, and published in the Government Gazette on 2 March 1984.
1984 Survey of Race Rel. 1983 (S.A.I.R.R.) 254Under the Black Communities Development Bill, published in 1982 and then referred for re-examination by a parliamentary select committee, the administration boards are to become development boards but will remain subject to the external control and direction of the Department of Co-operation and Development.
1988 R. Riordan in Monitor June 71The East Cape Development Board, and the Ibhayi Town council, are the government authorities who run PE’s townships.
The regional government body which assumed the functions of an administration board from 1984 to 1986. Also attributive.

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