Group Areas Act This law was issued to oppress and suppress the Blacks in favour of the white supremacy, by which "each nation has its own place to live," said Darsot.
What does GAA stand for?
GAA stands for Group Areas Act (South Africa)
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We have 168 other meanings of GAA in our Acronym Attic
- Government Accountability Act
- Government Affairs Assessment (Lighthouse Consulting Group)
- Government Aid Agency (various locations)
- Government Auditing Agency
- Gravure Association of America (Rochester, NY)
- Grease, Artillery, and Automotive
- Greater Athens Area (Athens, Greece)
- Greedy Approximation Algorithm
- Grenfell Association of America
- Ground Area Attainable
- Groupement des Assureurs Automobiles (French: Grouping of Motor Insurers; Canada)
- Guam Adventist Academy
- Gelbvieh Association of Alberta & BC
- Gewaltfreie Aktion Atomwaffen Abschaffen (German: Nonviolent Action Aboloshing Nuclear Weapons)
- Global Authentication Authorization and Accounting (computer networking)
- Graduate Acting Alumni Association (New York University Tisch School of the Arts)
- Great American Aran Afghan (knitting project)
- Greater Atlanta Adventist Academy (Atlanta, Georgia)
- Groupement Atomique Alsacienne Atlantique
- Georgia Alliance of African American Attorneys
Samples in periodicals archive:
Its destruction of Palestinian homes resembles the destruction of homes belonging to blacks under apartheid's Group Areas Act.
Under the terms of the Group Areas Act, the residents of Fietas were forcibly relocated to outlying areas in 1976 and 1977, their houses leveled.
But away from the tourist routes there is an ugly side, born out of apartheid where the landscape is blighted by shanty towns which trace their roots to the Group Areas Act that reserved the prime city land for whites only.
The Group Areas Act (1950), SA resulted in the forced removal of black people from predominantly white urban areas.
In 1966 it was declared a "white group area" according to the Group Areas Act of 1950.
Nevertheless the Group Areas Act of 1966 declared District Six, where the carnival route originated, a whites only area.
From the late 1950s the Liberal Party helped organize resistance to the forced removal of people from "black spots," especially in rural Natal, as well as the relocation of Indian and coloured families under the Group Areas Act.