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Reform of Customary Law of Succession and Regulation of Related Matters Act, No. 11 of 2009

Long title


To modify the customary law of succession so as to provide for the devolution of certain property in terms of the law of intestate succession; to clarify certain matters relating to the law of succession and the law of property in relation to persons subject to customary law; and to amend certain laws in this regard; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

PREAMBLE
1. Definitions
2. Modification of customary law of succession
3. Interpretation of certain provisions of Intestate Succession Act
4. Disposition of property allotted or accruing to woman in customary marriage
5. Dispute or uncertainty in consequence of nature of customary law
6. Disposal of property held by traditional leader in official capacity
7. Property rights in relation to certain customary marriages
8. Amendment of laws
9. Short title and commencement
Sch. SCHEDULE (AMENDMENT OF LAWS) (SECTION 8) [s8]

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