oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Recognition of a South African divorce decree by a Dutch judge

Volume 6, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0010-4051



In 1971 a Dutch woman had immigrated with her husband to South Africa from the Netherlands, and while she and her husband were Dutch citizens but were domiciled in South Africa, her marriage had been dissolved by divorce by the Supreme Court of the Orange Free State. The above-mentioned Dutch case can be of interest as a precedent to Dutch immigrants in South Africa who are affected by a divorce decree and then return to the Netherlands.

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