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Some comments on the current (and future) status of Muslim personal law in South Africa
The state law of South Africa consists of the common law and the customary law. However, in reality there exist various cultural and religious communities who lead their private lives outside of state law. For example, the ...
Culture (and religion) in constitutional adjudication
The faculty of law of the Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education in corroboration with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stifttung embarked on a study on Politics, Socio-Economic Issues and Culture in Constitutional ...
Muslim personal law and the meaning of "law" in the South African and Indian constitutions
The Muslim population of South Africa follows a practice which may be referred to as Muslim personal law. Although section 15 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa 108 of 1996 recognises religious freedom and ...
Legal perspectives on the role of culture in sustainable development
(North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus), Faculty of Law, 2010)
This article introduces some legal perspectives on the role of culture in sustainable development. The authors agree that sustainable development has been designed as an environmental concept but that room exists for the ...
The modern-day impact of cultural and religious diversity : "managing family justice in diverse societies"
This contribution deals with the modern-day impact of cultural and religious diversity and comments on some of the viewpoints to be found in Managing Family Justice in Diverse Societies.1 The topics dealt with in this ...