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Legislation as a critical tool in addressing social change in South Africa: lessons from Mayelane v Ngwenyama
Several changes have occurred in South Africa within the customary law system to ensure gender justice, including the enactment of the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act 120 of 1998. The purpose of the Recognition Act ...
The independence of South African judges: a constitutional and legislative perspective
Judicial independence is fundamental to democracy. It is in that context that this paper considers whether the existing constitutional and legislative mechanisms provide sufficient judicial independence to South African ...