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Shona customary law, with reference to kinship, marriage, the family and the estate.

Johan Frederik Holleman

Shona customary law, with reference to kinship, marriage, the family and the estate.

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Published by Published in association with the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute and the Beit Trust by Oxford U.P .
Written in English


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Pagination400p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages400
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Fully up-to-date, the author designed and arranged Virginia Domestic Relations Case Finder for the busy practitioner. Fully indexed, the book summarizes all cases in chronological order under commonly-used subject headings. 1st Floor, Sunclare Building, 21 Dreyer Street, Claremont, Cape Town Phone: +27 21 Fax: +27 21 Email: [email protected]   The trial court set aside the letters of administration and held that the estate should be administered in accordance with section 36(1) of the Marriage Act because the deceased had married under the Act and was no longer a person to whom customary law was applicable. Therefore, the applicable law was English law and not Customary Law.


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Shona customary law, with reference to kinship, marriage, the family and the estate. by Johan Frederik Holleman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Shona customary law: with reference to kinship, marriage, the Shona customary law and the estate. [J F Holleman] -- In this book the author has mentioned the need to record customs before the old marriage changes, but the interesting fact that emerges when reading this book is.

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F Holleman. Get this from a library. Shona customary law, with reference to kinship, marriage, the family and the estate. [J F Holleman]. Publication Information The main body of the Publication Information page contains all the metadata that HRAF holds for that document. Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records Holleman, J.

Title: Shona customary law: with reference to kinship, marriage, the family the family and the estate. book the estate Published By: Original publisher Manchester: Manchester University Press. xx, by: Shona Customary Law With Reference to Kinship, Marriage, the Family and the Estate The family and the estate.

book. Holleman. Manchester University Press; Manchester; ; English; Hardcover; pages; Book is out of print. Synopsis No marriage for this book yet. Review No review for this book yet. Author. Johan 'Hans' Frederik Holleman was a Dutch and South African.

Shona customary law: with reference to kinship, marriage, the family and the estate () Chief, Council, and Commissioner () White mine workers in Northern Rhodesia, (, with S. Biesheuvel) Issues in African law () ReferencesAlma mater: Stellenbosch University, University of Cape.

Marriage by Shona customary law custom Marriage can only be between Shona customary law man and woman. The two cannot be related, cannot be of the same clan and must be of marriageable age or older. This is best covered in the book "Shona Customary Law: With Reference to Kinship, Marriage, the Family and the Estate" by J.

Holleman (). A man can have more than one wife. No synopsis for this book yet. Review No review for this book yet. Author. Unknown author. Related Marriage. Shona Customary Law.

With Reference to Kinship, Marriage, the Family and the Estate. Holleman. Shona customary law A Shona Urban Court. Gordon Lloyd Chavunduka. Customary Law, dedicated to his father, was published in by Oxford University Press, and reprinted by Manchester University Press in In another book, African Interlude (), Holleman.

ascribed the family and the estate. book the payment of “roora” bride wealth, which operates to transfer the woman’s child bearing powers to her the family and the estate. book – Shona Customary Law, with reference to Kinship, Marriage, the Family and the Estate by J F Holleman, OUP (Cape Town) at and A Sourcebook of African Customary Law For Southern Africa supra at kinship is actually culturally constructed.

Consanguineal relatives: people on both sides of family related to you by blood. Affinal relatives: people who are related to you through marriage. Fictive kinship: patterned on kin-like relations but not actually based upon blood or marriage.

Godparents/coparents (compadrazgo in LatinFile Size: 2MB. In a polygynous marriage, the domestic unit marriage usually a wife and her children. Such a unit was usually allocated its own fields for subsistence purposes.

A nuclear family is now the most common domestic unit. Inheritance. A man's status, wives, marriage possessions may. Download PDF It S Always The Husband book full free. It S Always The Husband available for download and read online in other formats.

Shona Customary Law. Holleman,University of Zambia. Institute for Social Research — Customary law. With Reference to Kinship, Marriage, the Family and the Estate.

Author: J. Holleman. Marriage. Tradition dictates that family elders arrange the marriages of their dependents. People are not allow to marry within their lineages, or for the Akan, their wider clan groups. There is a. Customary law – marriage – cannot be entered into between persons who are not of African descent.

Family law – marriage – customary law marriage – cannot be entered into between persons who are not of African descent. Will – right to inherit – legitimate child born after will made – child born of informal relationship – no right to inherit unless legitimated or adopted.

Describing Reform of Customary Marriage, Divorce and Succession in South Africa as ‘an empirical work that builds on a growing body of work’, including the doctoral research of Dr Sindiso Mnisi Weekes, an outstanding alumna of the UCT Law Faculty, Justice O’Regan praised the book for adding to the rich literature around the deeply complex issues of customary family law.

Marriage, Family, and Kinship Marriage. Through marriage a family ensures its survival and continuation into the next generation. Shona, Ndebele, Shangaan, and Venda are patrilineal societies in which descent is through the male line and after marriage a women moves into her husband's home. A customary marriage is one where the spouses are married in terms of custom as opposed to the laws of a country, usually referred to a as civil marriage.

Civil marriages are registered with home affairs and usually the couple are provided with a marriage certificate. Civil marriages are not the only types of marriages recognised in our law in.

Shona Customary Law, with Reference to Kinship, Marriage, the Family and the Estate: I Schapera Ronald M Berndt Djanggawul: An Aboriginal Religious Cult of North-Eastern Arnhem Land: Phyllis M Kaberry Francis L K Hsu Religion, Science and Human Crises.

Shona Customary Law: With reference to Kinship, Marriage, the Family and the Estate. HOLLEMAN. ( pp., 6 tables, 22 diagrams, $ Oxford University Press, New York, ) This is another excellent contribution to the study of kinship and marriage in Negro Africa.

One of the few criticisms of the work, and one that is often leveled. The Basuto by Hugh Ashton; Shona Customary Law, with Reference to Kinship, Marriage, the Family and the Estate by J. Holleman (pp.

) Review by: I. Schapera DOI: / Shona Customary Law (a, b) presents ‘law’ as an integral dimension of kinship organisation, marriage, and inheritance.

The book does not contain any. Kinship and Marriage among the Muslims Ms. Seema Ph. D Scholar, Jammu University ABSTRACT: In every community kinship is considered to be a vehicle for understanding the internal mechanism of social structure.

The system of kinship is itself a ‘sub-structure’ or. See 'Consent to a customary marriage' 16 The practice of Ukuthwala will be briefly discussed in par below.

See 'Consent to a customary marriage'. For a detailed discussion of this customary practice see Koyana and Bekker De Jure 17 Section 9 of the Constitution explicitly acknowledges the intersectionality of different grounds of.

Ngundu Mission Churches and African Customary Marriage 39 ceremonies of baptised Christians,8 while Chrysostom encouraged Christian couples to celebrate their customary marriages in God-honouring ways by excluding such things as drinking, dancing, and overeating from family home.

African Customary Law in South Africa: Post-Apartheid and Living Law Perspectives provides a clear introduction to African customary law in South Africa. The text provides a structure for understanding the nature and overarching system of customary law, illustrating the distinctness of African customary law in relation to other areas of South African law.

Africans are known world-wide for their sense of “kinship or family”. And in fact scholars are generally agreed that kinship, with all it implies, has been one of the strongest forces in African life.

The characteristically African family or kinship, is an institution in which “everybody is somebody”.File Size: KB. The Recognition of Customary Marriages Act, of (RCMA), that came into operation on 15 Novembergives full legal recognition to customary marriages in South Africa.

The following summarises the position: The law recognises your customary marriage if you and your spouse are both older than 18; You have both agreed to be [ ]. marriage of Christian Africans and for the conversion of a customary marriage into a statutory monogamous marriage. The law of divorce and matrimonial causes relating to persons who marry under these two Acts is contained in the Matrimonial Causes Act which is generally based on English law.

The law of marriage and divorce. Rural-urban child fostering in Kenya: migration, kinship ideology and class. Shabeen tales messages from Harare. Shona customary law with reference to kinship, marriage, the family and the estate. Teachers, preachers and non-believers. A social history of Zimbabwean literature.

The : Melania Mancuveni. AFRICAN CUSTOMARY LAW ^ustomary Law _ / ^Indigenous Law = Local heads of families and kinship groups were consulted before important decisions were taken which 2 spouses are the only interested parties in a marriage Both family groups participate in the marriage.

CUSTOMARY LAW ON MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE IN A. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Draft Family Law Act (never enacted) B. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Marriage Act (Chapter 28 0) This paper explores possible legal reforms for the recognition of customary marriages in Namibia.

It emphasises recognition rather than merely registration, since registration mightFile Size: KB. The Recognition of Customary Marriages Act, (Act No. of ) is a South African statute in terms of which marriages performed under African customary law, including polygynous marriages, are recognised as legal also reformed the law relating to the legal status of women in customary marriages, the financial consequences of a customary marriage and the dissolution of Citation: Act No.

of Holleman, J.F. Shona customary Law with reference to kinship marriage, the family and the Estate, Cape Town and New York, Oxford University Press, Horam, M. Social and Cultural Life of Nagas (The Tangkhul Nagas), Low Price publication, New Delhi, (5) A marriage contracted according to customary law which is not a valid marriage in terms of this section shall, for the purposes of customary law and custom relating to the status, guardianship, custody and rights of succession of the children of such marriage, be regarded as a valid marriage.

The Recognition of Customary Marriages Act, Act ofand the court decisions of inter alia Moseneke and Another v The Master and Another (2) SA 18 CC, Bhe v The Magistrate, Khayelitsha and Others CCT 49/03, etc., have a profound effect on deeds office practice and procedures relating to marriages and deceased estates of indigenous black people, respectively.

In the case of a marriage contracted between a Ghanian woman and an Irish man both living in London, an English court accepted as evidence of a contract of marriage under customary law in Ghana, testimony from those present at the presentation of a bottle of Gin and one hundred British pounds sent by the man as dowry payable to the family of.

Family law in Zimbabwe born choice of law circumstances claim community court community of property consent contracted Courts Bill custodian parent customary law marriage customary law union deceased defendant Children Conflict of laws Customary law Divorce Domestic relations Family & Relationships / Divorce & Separation Law / Conflict.

2 Marital Property in Civil and Customary Marriage Another related issue is maintenance of the surviving spouse and dependants, which is taken out of the estate of the deceased before distribution to the heirs. This topic is not a focus of this report, although it is mentioned in discussions of marital propertyFile Size: 1MB.

African Customary Law in South Africa: Post-Apartheid and Living Law Perspectives provides a clear introduction to indigenous law in South Africa.

The text provides a structure for understanding the nature and overarching system of customary law, illustrating its distinctness in relation to other areas of law, and exploring the dynamic precepts Authors: Lesala Mofokeng, Sindiso Mnisi Weeks, Ip Maithufi.

The definition of ‘customary law heir(s)’ must be pdf in a broad and general manner pdf allow for differential application in different kinship systems. If there is no customary law heir (as in the case of families who do not follow customary law), then this aspect of the scheme would simply fall away.African Customary Law, Customs, and Women's Rights MUNA NDULO* ABSTRACT The download pdf 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 law.tomary family law issues. The central argument that has been advanced ebook that, in reconciling ebook family laws with women’s rights, courts and law reformers need to look closely at customary family laws that are dis-criminatory against women, and develop them so that they are compatible with the constitutional principles of equality.