oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Custody and adoption: a comparative study

Volume 07, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0010-4051



There is a surprising unanimity both in common law jurisdictions and in Roman-Dutch jurisdictionsof South Africa and Ceylon that questions relating to custody of children in disputes involving the two parents should be determined in the light of the principle that custody should be given to the parent whose custody will best serve the interests of the child concerned.

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