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influx control, noun phrase

In historical contexts. During the apartheid era, the rigid limitation and control imposed upon the movement of black people into urban areas; influx. Also attributive.
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Carried out mainly in terms of the Natives (Urban Areas) Consolidation Act (No.25 of 1945), by means of the pass system, and through the Group Areas Act, influx control was abolished in 1986. See also endorse, Group Areas Act (group area noun phrase sense 2 a), pass sense 3 a, Section 10.
[1949 J.S. Franklin This Union 67Limitation of the number of detribalised Natives in urban area; control of the influx of Natives into these areas.]
1990 Weekend Argus 29 Sept. 19From the time influx control was abolished about five years ago, families have been legally allowed to be together.
During the apartheid era, the rigid limitation and control imposed upon the movement of black people into urban areas; influx. Also attributive.

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