SECTION 7(6) OF THE RECOGNITION OF CUSTOMARY MARRIAGES ACT 120 OF 1998

By LAZARUS PHETLA

The coming into effect of the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act 120 of 1998 brought recognition of both monogamous and polygamous marriages, as in the past these types of marriages were recognised as customary unions. The Act introduced changes to ensure that customary marriages adhere to the principles provided by the Constitution. This is particularly…

COURT ANNEXED MEDIATION RULE 41A

By LAZARUS PHETLA

The High Court Rule 41A came into operation on 9th March 2020. The rule seeks to encourage litigants to refer their disputes to mediation before court proceeding with litigation or during court proceeding but prior to a court judgement. Frequently Asked Questions. What is Court Annexed Mediation? It is a process by which a mediator…