oa De Rebus - New heights in religions freedom. The Divorce Amendment Act 95 of 1996

Volume 1998, Issue 360
  • ISSN : 0250-0329



The Divorce Amendment Act 95 of 1996 In his article in 1997 DR 49 Ashraf Mahomed claimed that: 'The Divorce Amendment Act is geared toward creating a harmonious co-existence between our secular laws and various religious and cultural affiliations. With this move: our legislature has taken religious freedom and individual human rights to new heights.' Ever since I read the article, I have been wondering whether the writer's enthusiasm about its effect on religious freedom and human rights has not carried his judgment to heights which may not be warranted.

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