The Law of Succession in South Africa

Paperback | September 15, 2012

EditorJuanita Jamneck, Christa Rautenbach, Mohammed Palekar

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The book introduces students to the general principles of the law of succession in South Africa, integrating the common law, statutory law, constitutional perspectives, and the related customary law principles. It addresses the Civil Union Act 17 of 2006, and the Reform of Customary Law ofSuccession and Regulation of Related Matters Act 11 of 2009 and other legal developments.

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The book introduces students to the general principles of the law of succession in South Africa, integrating the common law, statutory law, constitutional perspectives, and the related customary law principles. It addresses the Civil Union Act 17 of 2006, and the Reform of Customary Law ofSuccession and Regulation of Related Matters A...

Juanita Jamneck is Professor in the Department of Private Law at the University of South Africa. Christa Rautenbach is Professor in the Faculty of Law at North West University. Mohammed Paleker is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Private Law at the University of Cape Town. Anton van der Linde is Professor in the Department of Priv...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 0.07 inPublished:September 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199045429

ISBN - 13:9780199045426

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Intestate succession3. Testate succession: general rules4. Testamentary capacity5. Formalities for a will6. Revocation and revival of wills7. Capacity to inherit8. Freedom of testation9. Content of wills: absolute bequests, conditions, the modus and estate massing10. Content of wills: substitution, usufruct and accrual11. Content of wills: trusts12. Collation13. Interpretation of wills14. Succession by contract15. Reform of Customary Law of Succession and Regulation of Related Matters Act 11 of 2009 (RCLSA)16. Administration of estates