n Journal for Juridical Science - Practical implications of the recognition of customary marriages

Volume 27, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0258-252X



This paper evaluates the <i>Recognition of Customary Marriages Act&lt;/i&gt; 120 of 1998, and attempts to, with reference to the requirements for a valid customary marriage and its consequences upon celebration and dissolution, highlight the possible practical and interpretative problems which may arise upon the application of the Act.

<b>Praktiese implikasies van die erkenning van gewoonteregtelike huwelike</b><br> Hierdie artikel poog die <i>Wet op die Erkenning van Gewoonteregtelike Huwelike&lt;/i&gt; 120 van 1998 te evalueer, deur met spesifieke verwysing na die vereistes vir die sluiting van 'n geldige gewoonteregtelike huwelik, asook die gevolge van huweliksluiting en -ontbinding, die praktiese en interpretatiewe probleme van die aanwending van die Wet uit te lig.

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