reproclaim, verb transitive

Origin:
See proclaim.
historical
In terms of the Group Areas Act of 1950: to change the restrictions which limit the occupation or use of an area to members of a particular ethnic group, so allowing occupation by a different ethnic group. Usually passive. See also Group Areas Act (group area sense 2 a), proclaim.
1971 Rand Daily Mail 16 Feb.The Department of Planning has proposed that areas already proclaimed for Indian occupation in the town be deproclaimed and reproclaimed for White ownership and occupation.
1987 Evening Post 20 Jan. 3Mr Terblanche said that if the area were reproclaimed existing white owners would be able to stay on, but any whites wanting to move in afterwards would require permits.
to change the restrictions which limit the occupation or use of an area to members of a particular ethnic group, so allowing occupation by a different ethnic group. Usually passive.

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