Law and social change a case study in the customary law of inheritance in zambia unknown binding 1979 by mphanza p mvunga author be the first to review this item see all formats and editions hide other formats and editions price new from . African customary law customs and womens rights muna ndulo customary law has great impact in the area of personal law in regard to matters such as marriage inheritance and traditional authority and in the case of zambia an afronet study concluded that of the five rungs of the judicial power in zambia comprising the supreme . According to customary law women may not own property and hence upon the death of the husband the ownership of his home is passed on to a male member of his family. They may be so fluid as to be impossible to pin down with any accuracy m p mvunga law and social change a case study in the customary law of inheritance in zambia 1979 african social research 28 g woodman studying the laws respecting customary law in the curriculum 1987 15 melanesian lj 118. Customary law is the indigenous law of the various ethnic groups of africa1 it is the law derived from traditional practice that has become a part of the accepted and expected conduct in a community is accepted as a legal requirement
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