Introduction to Legal Pluralism in South Africa 6th Ed
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This book introduces students to the distinct legal traditions that make up the South African legal system.
South Africa's official legal system comprises a number of distinct legal traditions: a common-law mix of transplanted European laws, as well as traditional community laws, collectively known as customary law, while aspects of the personal laws of Hinduism, Judaism and Islam are being increasingly recognised. This book introduces law students to the rich and complex legal culture that underpins our constitutional democracy.
Table of contents
Chapter 1 - Legal Pluralism - GJ van Niekerk
Chapter 2 - Nature and Sphere of Application of African Customary Law in South Africa €“ JC Bekker and C Rautenbach
Chapter 3 - Customary Family Law €“ R-M Jansen
Chapter 4 - Customary Law of Property €“ JM Pienaar
Chapter 5 - Law of Contract - FP van R Whelpton
Chapter 6 - Customary Law of Delict €“ E Knoetze
Chapter 7 - Law of Succession and Inheritance - C Rautenbach, W du Plessis
Chapter 8 - Traditional Leadership and Governance - JC Bekker and CC Boonzaaier
Chapter 9 - Traditional Authority Courts - DS Koyana, JC Bekker and RB Mqeke
Chapter 10 - Religious Legal Systems: Constitutional Analysis €“ C Rautenbach, NMI Goolam and N Moosa
Chapter 11 - Religious Legal Systems: General Foundations €“ NM Bernhard, W du Plessis, R Gokul, NMI Goolam, MF Heyns and C Rautenbach
Chapter 12 - Religious Legal Systems: Law of Persons €“ D Bilchitz, R Gokul, NMI Goolam and C Rautenbach
Chapter 13 - Religious Legal Systems: Law of Marriage €“ JGH Badat, D Bilchitz, R Gokul, NMI Goolam, N Moosa and C Rautenbach
Chapter 14 - Religious Legal Systems: Law of Succession €“ C Rautenbach and NMI Goolam