Sharia marriages: SCA declares marriage act and divorce act inconsistent with constitution

Reprinted from, by Nomsa Mazibuko – 2020-12-18 The country’s second-highest court says the Acts fail to recognise marriages under Sharia Law The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein has declared the Marriage Act 25 of 1961 and the Divorce Act 70 of 1979 to be inconsistent with sections of the constitution. The country’s second-highest court […]

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