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

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Title: Shona customary law: with reference to kinship, marriage, the family and 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 J. Holleman.

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

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Biesheuvel) Issues in African law () ReferencesAlma mater: Stellenbosch University, University of Cape. Marriage by Shona custom Marriage can only be between a man and woman. The two cannot be related, cannot be of the same clan and must be of marriageable age or with reference to kinship.

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Author. Unknown author. Related Books. Shona Customary Law. With Reference to Kinship, Marriage, the Family and the Estate. Holleman. 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 to the payment of “roora” bride wealth, which operates to transfer the woman’s child bearing powers to her husband – 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 Shona customary law. 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 was 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, and 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.

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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.

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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.

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