oa Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History - Harmonisation of indigenous laws in southern Africa
|Article Title||Harmonisation of indigenous laws in southern Africa|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History|
|Author||Gardiol J. Van Niekerk|
|Publication Date||Jan 2008|
|Pages||155 - 167|
The need for the harmonisation of laws to attain economic, political and social integration in the African Union is beyond dispute. Since legal pluralism prevails throughout the continent, it is only logical to consider whether the harmonisation of the different indigenous laws applicable in the region is a necessary prerequisite for such integration. But it is also necessary to determine whether harmonisation of indigenous laws is at all feasible.
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