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'Persons who are compelled to apply for Registration'
SOUTH AFRICAN DEFENCE FORCE

Registration during 1969 for National Service in the South African Defence Force

PERSONS WHO ARE COMPELLED
TO APPLY FOR REGISTRATION

  1. The following persons are compelled to apply for registration:
    1. All white male citizens of the RSA, born in the year 1953.
    2. All white male persons, born in the year 1953, who are not SA citizens but who have been domiciled in the RSA or SWA for five years.
    3. All white male citizens, born in the years 1944 to 1952, who failed to register previously.
    4. All white male persons, born in the years 1944 to 1953, who are not SA citizens but who have been domiciled in the RSA or SWA for five years and who failed to register during 1968.
    5. All white male persons between the ages 16 and 25 who obtain SA citizenship during the year or who will have been domiciled in the RSA or SWA for five years, must register within 30 days after such occurrence, whichever is applicable, has taken place.

  2. MEDICAL FITNESS

  3. Persons who are of the opinion that they are medically unfit for national service, are still compelled to register and may, at a later stage, have the question of medical fitness investigated.

  4. WHERE AND WHEN REGISTRATION WILL TAKE PLACE

  5. DURING THE PERIOD 1 JANUARY, 1969 to 28 FEBRUARY, 1969, applications for registration are to be directed to the following:

    1. Scholars: to their school principals (Primary schools excluded)
    2. Others: to any of the following;
      1. The Registering Officer SADF, Presas Building, Private Bag 281, cor of Scheiding and Christina Streets, Pretoria.
      2. Officers Commanding military commands.
      3. Station Commanders, SA Police in the RSA and SWA.

  6. AIM OF REGISTRATION

  7. Registration is for Defence purposes only and in no way affects the liability of a person to register either as a voter or for the population register.

  8. PERSONS WHO FAIL TO REGISTER

  9. Persons who fail to register are guilty of an offence and are liable, on conviction, to a fine not exceeding R200 or imprisonment for a period not exceeding six months.