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n Annual Survey of South African Law - Conflict of laws

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Abstract

This Act was briefly canvassed in the 2006 142-56. Certain sections of the Act came into operation on 1 July 2007. The enacted section 17 has lowered the age of majority in South African law from 21 years to eighteen years. This is relevant to the many young South Africans temporarily living abroad, who are either still domiciled in South Africa, or who are still South African citizens. If the conflict of laws rule of the foreign country in which they live points to domicile or nationality for the determination of personal status, those older than 18 years will now have full contractual capacity in accordance with South African law.

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2007-01-01
2016-12-05
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