oa De Rebus - Some thoughts on the "ukuthwala" custom vis-a-vis the common-law crime of abduction
|Article Title||Some thoughts on the "ukuthwala" custom vis-a-vis the common-law crime of abduction|
|© Publisher:||Law Society of South Africa|
|Affiliations||1 University of Transkei|
|Publication Date||Aug 1984|
|Pages||359 - 375|
|Keyword(s)||Customary union, Ideals for society, Ignorantia juris non excusat, Mens rea, Proof of ignorance, Transkei legislature and Versari in re illicita doctrine|
The main purpose of this article is to expose the conflict between the ""ukuthwala"" custom and the common-law crime of abduction and the undesirable consequences or effects thereof on the section of the African people who still practise the ""ukuthwala"" custom.
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