Legislation

Deceased Estate (Wills, Inheritance and Protection) Act-2011: Malawi

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To download the Deceased Estate (Wills, Inheritance and Protection) Act 2011 from Malawi click here

Judges Discussion 2: Matrimonial property rights as regards issues of HIV and AIDS (Part 1) and also children (Part 2)

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WOMEN AND LAW IN SOUTHERN AFRICA RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL TRUST-MALAWI (WLSA MALAWI) AND WOMEN INHERITANCE NOW – AFRICA Discussion on matrimonial property rights as regards issues of HIV and AIDS (Part 1) and also children (Part 2).                   PART 1 I. Judges Discussion on matrimonial property rights […]

Judges discussion on matrimonial property rights between spouses

Judges discussing matrimonial property rights in Malawi

WOMEN AND LAW IN SOUTHERN AFRICA RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL TRUST-MALAWI (WLSA MALAWI) AND WOMEN INHERITANCE NOW – AFRICA Recognizing Non-Monetary Contribution by Married Women to Controlling and Owning Of Matrimonial Property   Judges Discussion on the subject                                        […]

RE-ALLOCATION OF MATRIMONIAL PROPERTY AT THE DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE IN ZIMBABWE

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by Welshman Ncube Most countries of the world have at one time or another been confronted with questions of what principles or rules should guide the courts in readjusting the property rights of spouses at the dissolution of their marriage. See more…Matrimonial Property in Zimbabwe[1]

NEW SOUTH WALES LAW REFORM COMMISSION DISCUSSION PAPER 44

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NEW SOUTH WALES LAW REFORM COMMISSION DISCUSSION PAPER 44 REVIEW OF THE PROPERTY (RELATIONSHIPS) ACT 1984 (NSW) SUBMISSION BY THE LAW SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES, read the report: NSW Law Reform Commission Review of Property Act[1]

Victory for Women in Malawi

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November 22, 2011 | by Tamar Ezer Article found at http://blog.soros.org/2011/11/victory-for-women-in-malawi/ November has been a good month for women in Malawi. Parliament finally recognized that women have the right to inherit from the marital estate. In the past, after the death of her husband, a woman and her children were often left with nothing, no […]

Property Disputes in Uganda

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Widows’ and orphans’ property disputes: the impact of AIDS in Rakai District, Uganda   by Chris Roy Read more…Property Disputes AIDS in Uganda[1]

Reflection on the rights created by the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act

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This briefing discusses the position of customary marriages before the reform of the customary law of marriage and the effect of the constitutional provisions that accommodate both culture and gender equality. Reflecting on the debates that took place to accommodate cultural and equality rights, it focuses on the approaches adopted in changing the customary law […]

Women’s Property and Inheritance Rights in Namibia

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Written by Dr. Debie LeBeau, Eunice Iipinge and Michael Conteh with legal analysis by Dianne Hubbard and Evelyn Zimba of the Legal Assistance Centre (LAC) Edited by Gudrun Reimers Grant J. Spence Read the report…Development Alternatives- Inheritance Rights in Namibia[1]

THE LAW REFORM COMMISSION OF TANZANIA – REPORT OF THE COMMISSION ON THE LAW OF SUCCESSION/INHERITANCE PRESENTED

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See the report of the Law Reform Commission of Tanzania on the law of succession…Tanzania Law Reform Commission Report on Succession Inheritance[1]

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