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Working papers on inheritance law in southern Africa.

Working papers on inheritance law in southern Africa.

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Published by Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Project in Harare, Zimbabwe .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Southern.
    • Subjects:
    • Inheritance and succession -- Africa, Southern.,
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Africa, Southern.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesInheritance law in southern Africa.
      SeriesWorking paper ;, 6, Working papers (Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Project) ;, 6.
      ContributionsWomen and Law in Southern Africa Research Project.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKQC145.W64 W67 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination124 p. ;
      Number of Pages124
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1075120M
      ISBN 100797410910
      LC Control Number93980369

        Sable International is a trading name of 1 st Contact Money Limited (company number ), registered in England and Wales. We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK (FCA no. ), the Financial Services Conduct Authority in South Africa (1 st Contact Money [PTY] Ltd - FSP no. ) and hold an Australian Financial Services License issued .   A recent decision concerning inheritance of the chieftainship suggests that some African communities are already harmonizing customary law and progressive constitutional values. The Article ends by suggesting an approach that incentivizes localized reform, rather than commanding it Cited by: 4.

      SOUTH AFRICA AND CUSTOMARY LAW OF INHERITANCE IN NIGERIA principle is articulated with the aid of a micro-comparison of customary law reform in Nigeria and South Africa. Three reasons inform the choice of South Africa as a comparator. First, Nigeria and South Africa have contrasting approaches to their legal pluralism. legacy of the colonial experience in Southern Africa. The post-independence framework built on the institutional infrastructure put in place under the British Bechuanaland Protectorate. The different communities were governed by separate laws: Roman-Dutch law was the body of lawFile Size: KB.

      A NEW law will abolish SA's discriminatory customary law of male primogeniture, under which complete inheritance by the eldest male descendant excludes his mother and younger siblings. Family Law in South Africa OUP Southern Africa The book provides an accessible introduction to the principles of the law of g constructively with the inherent change, uncertainty and possibility within this area of law, the text provides the essential material in a comprehensive source and gives attention to linking up all of the.


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Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Project. ISBN: OCLC Number: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title: Inheritance in Zimbabwe. "June " Description: pages ; 29 cm. Series Title. Inheritance in Zambia: Law and practice on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

"WESTERNIZATION" OF CUSTOMARY LAW PRACTICES WITHIN A MODERN CONSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK I. INTRODUCTION The Republic of South Africa is in a period of reform, attempting to carve a unified and democratic nation from the remnants of centuries of SOUTHERN AFRICA (2d ed.

) (background information about the Khoisan-peoples andFile Size: 1MB. Africa, where the impact of armed conflict, HIV/AIDS, and poverty has resulted in a widowhood rate of 25 percent. Sincethere has been growing attention to women’s inheritance and property rights, drawing on evolving human rights-based frameworks.

To illustrate the potential impact of legislative changes and their enforcement on the. Inheritance tax and inheritance law in South Africa Taxation Researcher | Octo The Global Property Guide looks at inheritance from two angles: taxation, and what inheritance laws apply to foreigners leaving property in South Africa: what restrictions there are.

statutory law in Uganda, the spread of HIV/AIDS, and women's lack of inheritance rights under traditional Ugandan law. Section 4 examines the selective enforcement of property rights for women and considers the positive effects equal inheritance rights would have Cited by: 3.

Law, Land Tenure and Gender Review: Southern Africa Published on This set of four reviews provides a broad overview of the national and local legal framework related to. Van der Merwe, C.

The Law of Things. Walker, C. Land Reform in Southern and Eastern Africa: Key Issues for Strengthening Women’s Access to and Rights in. AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing news and information items daily from over African news organizations and our own reporters to an.

The South African law of succession prescribes the rules which determine the devolution of a person's estate after his death, and all matters incidental thereto.

It identifies the beneficiaries who are entitled to succeed to the deceased's estate, and the extent of the benefits they are to receive, and determines the different rights and duties that persons (for example, beneficiaries and. the law on genocide;2 the ‘inheritance law’,3 which allowed women and girls to own and inherit property; the children’s rights law,4 and the constitution, which created the gender quotas.

Since implementation of gender quotas infewer policies improving women’s status have passed, but there have been some. Inheritance Lawyers and Law Firms in South Africa.

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Modern Africa has been shaped primarily through different countries' inheritance of laws which existed in Europe through the nineteenth century. For instance, the primary sources of South Africa law were Roman-Dutch and English Common law, imports of Dutch settlements and British colonialism.

Thus it is sometimes termed Anglo-Dutch law. Banda, Fareda () 'Women, Law and Human Rights in Southern Africa'. Journal of Southern African Studies, (32) 1, pp Banda, Fareda () 'Understanding Women’s Economic and Social Human Rights'. East African Journal of Peace & Human Rights, (12) 2, pp Africa is a continent gripped by civil wars and widespread famine.

The causes of many of the continent's problems are deep rooted and can be traced to Africa's colonial past, when European powers divided the spoils of the continent into separate sovereign states. The African Inheritance examines the effect this "balkanization" of Africa has Cited by: Statutory inheritance law Statutory inheritance law is applied when a person who dies has no or partly no will or testamentary contract.

In legal terms a person dies intestate. Firstly the law book used in the country in order to regulate the inheritance law is being introduced. Secondly the order of. customary law inheritance. While the decision may be particular to Botswana, this paper argues that there are lessons to be learnt from this case that will be useful in any context in Africa when considering the implications of customary law inheritance practices on human 8 Ibid.

9 Unity Dow, supra note 7 at para 10 Ibid. 11 Ibid at paras File Size: KB. If there is a will or not, the possessions and money will not be inherited for free. The inheritance law is a collection of articles, which explains what happens to and with the inheritance of the person who died when there is no will and when there is a will.

In this paper two. patricia Kameri-mbote. Professor Patricia Kameri-Mbote is a Founding Research Director of IELRC and the Programme Director for Africa. Patricia is a Professor of Law and Dean at the School of Law, University of Nairobi.

She was conferred the rank of Senior Counsel in. Women and Law in Southern Africa () Working Papers on Maintenance Law in Southern Africa, WLSA R.P. Harare, Nov. Google Scholar Women and Law in Southern Africa () Inheritance in Zambia: Law and Practice, by: 1.African Customary Law, Customs, and Women's Rights MUNA NDULO* ABSTRACT The sources of law in most African countries are customary law, the common law and legislation both colonial and post-independence.

In a typical African country, the great majority of the people conduct their personal activities in accordance with and subject to customary by: Women’s Inheritance Rights in Africa: The Need to Integrate Cultural Understanding and Legal Reform by Abby Morrow Richardson Abby Richardson is a J.D.

candidate at Washington College of Law and a staff writer for the Human Rights Brief. She is the former Women’s Inheritance Rights in Africa.