management committee, noun phrase

In historical contexts. A committee consisting of appointed or elected members, or both, being responsible for the administration of a ‘coloured’ or Indian township or area (see group area noun phrase sense 1). Also attributive.
1963 Local Authorities Ordinance in Ord. of Prov. of Cape of G.H. II. 2124The Administrator may..establish for any group area (other than a group area for the white group)..within the area of jurisdiction of a local authority,..either a consultative committee or management committee...Any such..committee shall consist wholly of members of the group for which such group area or group areas have been established...Any management committee shall within the area for which it has been established have such powers, functions and duties of the local authority..as may be conferred..upon it by or under regulation.
1977 Survey of Race Rel. (S.A.I.R.R.) 175There were..109 Coloured management committees..in the Cape and one in the Transvaal...All..had both elected and nominated members...In the OFS..all Coloured consultative committees..would be converted into management committees, with provision for them to become fully elected bodies.
1983 Financial Mail 16 Sept. 49Extremely low polls were recorded in western Cape coloured management committee elections last week.
1988 K. Bentley in E. Prov. Herald 23 June 3These are the criteria for receiving a pension in terms of the municipal pension scheme introduced..this year...Members of management committees (Mancoms) who have served eight years or more will receive a proportion of the full pension, worked out on a pro-rata basis.
1991 D. Fox in Weekly Mail 15 Dec. 12We need to raise some money to replace the floor in the village hall, otherwise the management committee will be holding their meetings below ground.
A committee consisting of appointed or elected members, or both, being responsible for the administration of a ‘coloured’ or Indian township or area (see group areanoun phrase1). Also attributive.

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