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Modern African childhoods: does Law matter?
(Oxford University Press, 2012)
INTRODUCTION: This paper poses a question often aimed at lawyers, especially when they straddle a culturally diverse and contested terrain of human experience, such as the role of children and families in society: does law ...
Inter-country adoption from a Southern and Eastern African perspective
(Washington & Lee Law School, Virginia, 2010)
This paper reviews recent developments pertinent to inter-country adoption in Southern and Eastern Africa. In particular, it focuses on the tripartite roles of governments, the judiciary and the international community, ...
Section 54: Obligation to report commission of sexual offences against children or persons who are mentally disabled
(Juta Law, 2011)
INTRODUCTION: The duty to report the knowledge of the commission of sexual offences against certain vulnerable victims is newly provided for in this section of the Criminal Law (sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment ...
Surrogacy, South African style
(International Bar Association Legal Practice Division, 2013)
This article reviews the Act’s provisions concerning surrogacy and raises some questions for consideration.
The jurisdiction of the Regional Courts Amendment Act, 2008: some implications for child law and divorce jurisdiction
(Faculty of Law, University of the Free State, 2011)
The promulgation of the Jurisdiction of the Regional Courts Amendment Act, 31 of 2008 (hereafter the JRCAA) in 62 large urban magisterial districts on 9 August 2010 (Women's Day) heralds a potentially drastic transformation ...
Protecting orphans and vulnerable children in Lesotho: an assessment of the Children’s Protection and Welfare Act, 2011
(Jordan Publishers, UK, 2014)
INTRODUCTION: This chapter reviews specific aspects of the Children’s Protection and Welfare Act 2011 of Lesotho, insofar as they pertain to the situation of orphans and vulnerable children. The chapter commences with a ...