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Recognition of Customary Marriages Amendment Bill: Interim Order of the Constitutional Court becomes final

Introduction The 30th November 2019 marked the last day for Parliament to rectify the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act No. 120 1998 (“the RCMA”) in line with the Interim Order handed down by the Constitutional Court (“the CC”) in Ramuhovhi and Others v President of the Republic of South Africa and Others (CCT194/16) [2017] ZACC […]

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Damages: Breach of promise to marry

Often people are bullied to believe that the breach of a promise to marry may not only be humiliating but may also hold serious financial implications for the guilty party. It’s often said amongst people that engagement is a contract, two parties mutually reaching consensus on their lifelong commitment to marry one another. But what […]

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Muslim Marriages

The clock is ticking for Muslim Marriages Bill to be passed

  Introduction The judgment in Women’s Legal Centre Trust v President of the Republic of South Africa and Others, Faro v Bignham N.O. and Others, Esau v Esau and Others 2018 (6) SA 598 (WCC) echoes the decades long frustration of Parties to Muslim Marriages. Women married in terms of Muslim rites and children born […]

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Antenuptial Contracts – Part 1 of 3 -Implications of Marriage Out of Community of Property

In the twenty first century many couples are entering into an Antenuptial Contract in order to protect their individual assets and restrict their exposure to liabilities brought on in terms of solemnizing a marriage or civil union in community of property. The specific liabilities one is exposed to as well as the requirements to exercise your rights […]

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Slide Share – Marital property regimes in South Africa: Marriage In Community of Property

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