oa News and Views for Magistrates - The rights of life partners

Volume 2005, Issue 06
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Extracted from text ... NEWS & VIEWS FOR MAGISTRATES 2 Volks NO v Robinson and others Case CCT 12/04, decided on 21 February 2005, dealt with the constitutionality of section 2(1), taken together with section 1, of the Maintenance of Surviving Spouses Act 27 of 1990. Section 2(1) provides: If a marriage is dissolved by death after the commencement of this Act the survivor shall have a claim against the estate of the deceased spouse for the provision of his reasonable maintenance needs until his death or remarriage in so far as he is not able to provide therefor from his own means ..

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