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Proposals for divorce law reform in Namibia

Legal Assistance Centre (Namibia)

Proposals for divorce law reform in Namibia

by Legal Assistance Centre (Namibia)

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Published by The Centre in [Namibia] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Namibia.
    • Subjects:
    • Divorce -- Law and legislation -- Namibia.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLegal Assistance Centre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKSY577 .L44 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3985796M
      LC Control Number2001314284

      Namibia Divorces s that work alone or in a group to better tend to all the aspects of your problem. They will listen and address you without any commitments and will let you know the best way to handle your case, to find the best solution. Proposals for changes to the law include: retaining the irretrievable breakdown of a marriage as the sole ground for divorce replacing the requirement to provide evidence of a ‘fact’ around.

        No-fault divorce reform will allow families to function, say lawyers This article is more than 1 year old Planned overhaul in England and Wales . Divorce reform swiftly returns to parliament. By Monidipa Fouzder T+ Law Society Publishing titles, e-books and selected key works from other legal publishers.

      The Law Reform and Development Commission, a government commission established in in Namibia, creates reports making recommendations for legal reforms. Kindly Share This Story: Related.   Labour has supported proposals for changing the law. The new legal framework would set a minimum timeframe of six months, from initial petition stage to the final decree absolute divorce .


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Present information which can be useful in considering law reform proposals for Namibia in the area of divorce. AN OVERVIEW OF THE REPORT The following chapter presents information about civil and customary divorce in Namibia, both historically and at present.

It compiles statistics on marriage and divorce and looks at Namibia’s divorce rate. Try the new Google Books. Get print book. No eBook available. AbeBooks; Find in a library; All sellers» Proposals for Divorce Law Reform in Namibia.

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We haven't found any reviews in the usual. SUMMARY OF PROPOSALS FOR DIVORCE LAW REFORM IN NAMIBIA Legal Assistance Centre June This report recommends reforms to the law on divorce in Namibia.

Namibia’s existing law, which is based primarily on the Roman -Dutch common law inherited from Sout h Africa at independence, provides for divorce on the basis of fault. The Law Reform and Development Commission (LRDC) recently released proposals for law reform on divorce from civil marriage.

Dianne Hubbard participated in the LRDC subcommittee that worked on this bill. Here, writing on behalf of the Legal Assistance Centre, she presents a summary of the key proposals. Looking for a specific Namibian Law or Regulation. Use the search box above to search through more than annoted laws and regulations.

Women and law reform in Namibia – Recent developments women, and access to land.8 These particular challenges have been approached systematically by government, including by way of law reform. Since its inception, the Law Reform and Development Commission has embarked on a number of research projects that have a bearing Proposals for divorce law reform in Namibia book the rights of.

In Namibia, there are two types of divorce, depending on how one got married. You would either have to go through the customary law on divorce if you were married traditionally, or follow the.

Contact details Chief: Law Reform. 1st Floor, Mutual Platz Building. Ministry of Justice. Private Bag WINDHOEK.

Tel: + / / InNamibia's Law Reform and Development Commission published a draft Divorce Bill, which has not yet made past the desk of the Minister of Justice to Cabinet.

If passed, this bill would introduce irretrievable breakdown as the only generally-applicable ground for divorce. The Society for Promoting the Amendment of the Law in the s published proposals suggesting that divorce should be dealt with in a separate Court and should be a cheaper process.

this approach was endorsed by the Archbishop of Canterbury and was brought into law by the Divorce Reform Act History of Divorce; BOOK RECOMMENDATION.

DIVORCE LAW REFORM A SUMMARY OF THE LAW REFORM AND DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION PROPOSALS Legal Assistance Centre This is a summary of a bill proposed by the Law Reform and Development Commission (LRDC). The Legal Assistance Centre was represented on the LRDC subcommittee that worked on this bill, and we support its general principles.

Whether amicable or traumatic, Namibia’s divorce law is complicated and requires the assistance of legal practition-ers. Having often called for the revision of the divorce law, the Legal Assistance Centre (LAC) describes the law as “an outdated system” and one which is based on “fault”.

Thus. The legislation to amend the current divorce law regime is yet to be tabled in parliament, but is expected to give Namibia's regional courts the jurisdiction to deal with divorce matters, and would also introduce the irretrievable breakdown of a marriage as a ground for divorce, in place of the current principle requiring that one of the parties to a marriage should be shown to be at fault for the failure of a marital relationship.

Proposals for divorce law reform in Namibia: Author: Legal Assistance Centre (Namibia) Publisher: The Centre, Subjects. Namibia: Matrimonial Affairs Ordinance 25 of N/A: South West Africa: Divorce Laws Amendment Ordinance 18 of N/A: South West Africa: Recognition of Certain Marriages Act 18 of N/A: Namibia: Married Persons Equality Act 1 of N/A: Namibia.

A DIVORCE bill which will allow couples to separate without the need to prove wrongdoing on the part of the spouses will soon be tabled in parliament. Main Navigation -But what about the procedural reform. Divorce mediation is one possibility.

In the Legal Assistance Center (LAC) in Namibia, commissioned me to write a paper on the procedural aspects of the law of divorce and how it can be reformed. This extract, which reflects the legal landscape of that time, focuses on the scope of divorce mediation.

Introduction-1 UPDATES The current issue of NAMLEX includes the following: laws and regulations through Government Gazette (31 December ) cases in the Namibian Law Reports through (4) multilateral treaties signed, ratified or acceded to as of 23 November Note that any text in red contains a you press “Ctrl” while clicking on this.

[6] The plaintiff is AN, an adult male, self-employed businessman, residing in the Republic of Namibia. The defendant is FN, an unemployed adult female, residing in the Republic of Namibia. [7] The parties were married on the 04 August in Swakopmund, in community of property. divorce law reform - Legal Assistance Centre-Namibia This is a summary of a bill proposed by the Law Reform and Development The bill would also simplify the divorce procedure in cases where the spouses.

"The divorce law of Namibia is archaic and demonstrably in need of urgent reform," Damaseb said. He ordered the Registrar of the High Court to provide a copy of the judgment to minister of justice, attorney-general, minister of gender equality and child welfare and the chairman of the Law Reform Commission.NAMIBIA'S divorce law is outdated and is in urgent need of reform, High Court Judge President Petrus Damaseb says.

Main Navigation -- archive-read The Namibian.NAMIBIA'S divorce law is outdated and is in urgent need of reform, High Court Judge President Petrus Damaseb says. The country's divorce law might even be in conflict with the Constitution's.