Muslim personal law and the meaning of "law" in the South African and Indian constitutions

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Rautenbach, Christa;
(1999)
  • Publisher: North-West University
  • Journal: Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal (issn: 1727-3781)
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  • Subject: Constitution of South Africa | Muslim personal law | Muslim population South Africa | meaning of 'law' | K1-7720 | religious pluralism | Constitution of India | Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence

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 makes provision for the future recognition of o... View more
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