oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Custody and adoption: a comparative study
|Article Title||Custody and adoption: a comparative study|
|© Publisher:||Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law|
|Journal||Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 University of Tasmania, Australia|
|Publication Date||Jul 1974|
|Pages||186 - 197|
|Keyword(s)||Adoption, Ceylon law, common law jurisdictions, Comparative study, Custodial conflicts, Legal systems, Roman-Dutch jurisdiction and South African law|
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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