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Common Law in Southern Africa

Conflict of Laws and Torts Precedents (Contributions in Legal Studies)

by Peter B. Kutner

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Common law,
  • Civil Law,
  • Law,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Republic of South Africa,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Law / General,
  • General,
  • Africa, Southern,
  • Conflict of Laws,
  • Torts

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10419132M
    ISBN 100313262756
    ISBN 109780313262753

    A SOURCEBOOK OF AFRICAN CUSTOMARY LAW FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA by TW Bennett (assisted by NS Peart) Juta Í pp lix and Price R78,00 (soft cover) A sourcebook of African customary law for southern Africa is the first book on indigenous law in South Africa to include a comprehensive jurisprudential background to that component of South African law. Common Law in South Africa has 4, members. Common Law South Africa is the unified effort to gather enough information, evidence and support for.

    Fortunately, the South African law on cohabitation will soon be rectified by the draft Domestic Partnerships Bill that was published in January Until the Bill is adopted into legislation, however, the status of cohabitants in South Africa will remain significantly different from spouses in a marriage and partners in a civil union. Saharan Africa has been focusing on the regulatory framework for journalists in Africa. Volume 2 of the Media Law Handbook for Southern Africais an important milestone in this on-going work. It is a practical guide for journalists practising in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lesotho, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Tanzania.

    The Law of South Africa is an encyclopedic collection of South African law. It is the only work of its kind in South Africa. This reference work contains various topics on South African law and contains over titles. Available in online and in print as 63 hard cover title volumes and a 2 volume Lawsa supplement. The interior of Southern Africa consists of a series of undulating plateaus that cover most of South Africa, Namibia, and Botswana and extend into central Angola. Contiguous with this are uplands in Zambia and Zimbabwe.


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Previous works on Southern African law have been directed primarily to lawyers and students of law within Southern Africa; this is the first major text on the topic written for use in common law countries.

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The Common Law of South Africa: A Treatise Based on Voet's Commentaries on the Pandects, with References to the Leading Roman-Dutch Authorities, South African Decisions, and Statutory Enactments. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 25 cm. Contents: Preface Introduction Southern African Precedents for the Conflict of Laws Domicile Jurisdiction Recognition of Foreign Money Judgments Choice of Law Family Law Southern African Precedents for the Law of Torts Negligence Defences and Apportionment of Damages.

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