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The Impact of South African Law on the Islamic Law of Succession
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
South African Muslims constitute a religious minority group that is subject to dual legal systems. In the public sphere they are bound by South African law whereas in the private sphere are duty bound in terms of their ...
The law and policy for provincial and local government in Zimbabwe: the potential to realise development, bulid democracy and sustain peace
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
The adoption of the 2013 Constitution of Zimbabwe heralded a new era with high expectations from ordinary citizens of Zimbabwe. Among other matters, the Constitution provides for a multilevel system of government with ...
Democracy in action: Public participation and the progressive realisation of socio-economic rights
(University of the Western Cape, 2012)
While the Constitutional Court has repeatedly enforced a duty to meaningfully engage with communities where the provision of basic social services and goods is at stake, uncertainty about the form, extent and quality of ...
The utility of King IV Principles on Corporate Governance in improving the state of accountability in local government.
(University of the Western Cape, 2019)
Local government is often described as the cornerstone of democratic government and it is the level or sphere of government that is physically closest to the people.1 As a result, local government tends to have the most ...
Decentralisation and constitutionalism in Africa: A comparative analysis of South Africa and Zimbabwe
(University of the Western Cape, 2020)
Since the early 1990s, the move towards decentralisation has been given prominence in African constitutions. Countries that embarked on ambitious decentralisation processes had to make the necessary constitutional reforms. ...