oa News and Views for Magistrates - Concourt rules African customary law of inheritance unconstitutional and discriminatory

Volume 2004, Issue 12
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Extracted from text ... NEWS & VIEWS FOR MAGISTRATES 4 In the previous issue of News and Views we considered the dual nature of the South African law of succession, with specific reference to the choice of law rules. We pointed out that these rules have various shortcomings, and that these would be considered in this issue of News and Views. However, the Constitutional Court decision in the cases of Bhe v The Magistrate, Khayelitsha (Case CCT 49/03), Shibi v Sithole (Case CCT 69/03) and South African Human Rights Commission v President of the Republic of South Africa (Case CCT 50/03) now directly ..

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