oa ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - Upholding the property rights of women married according to Muslim rites : case review
|Article Title||Upholding the property rights of women married according to Muslim rites : case review|
|© Publisher:||Dullah Omar Institute|
|Journal||ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa|
|Publication Date||Sep 2004|
|Pages||10 - 13|
Extracted from text ... 10 ESR Review vol 5 no 4 CASE REVIEW Upholding the property rights of women married according to Muslim rites Michelle O'Sullivan The decision of the Constitutional Court in Juleiga Daniels v Robin Grieve Campbell and others (CCT 40/03) (hereinafter Daniels) was handed down on 11 March 2004. The judgment goes a long way towards protecting inheritance rights of spouses in a de facto monogamous union who are married according to Muslim rites. marriage. In accordance with the policy of registering the principal breadwinner of the family as the tenant, which had the effect of unfairly discriminating against women, ..
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