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Customary law as at present ascertained

Rattigan, W. H. Sir

Customary law as at present ascertained

by Rattigan, W. H. Sir

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Published by Universal Law Pub. Co. in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil law -- India,
  • Customary law -- India,
  • Legal polycentricity -- India

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementW.H. Rattigan ; revised by Hari Dev Kohli ; foreword by Bakshi Tek Chand.
    ContributionsKohli, Hari Dev.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKNS479 .R4 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiv, 960 p. ;
    Number of Pages960
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16481753M
    ISBN 10817534590X
    LC Control Number2007342713
    OCLC/WorldCa171616803

    Customary law is practiced in many contexts -- by secular governments, religious sects and even sports. In Judaism and Islam, established custom can be considered a precedent to resolve a dispute brought before religious jurists who might otherwise find no precedent in the religion's holy texts to decide a case. The conference leading to the present volume was entitled “Custom in Crisis: International Law in a Changing World.” That was also the original working title for the volume; it was suggested that customary international law was reaching a crisis point given contemporary challenges exacerbated by continuing uncertainty surrounding its nature and function, and that in these circumstances.

    customary law refers to a process of ascertaining customary law by the owners of the law to be ascertained, namely the people and the traditional leaders as the custodians of customary law. The most important element in self-stating is that the end result will be a product created in. Customary International Law in Custom in Present International Law, (2d ed. ). It then critically studies the identification methodology of customary law to seek whether a new approach.

    Divisions of customary law: Indigenous national law (tribal law) Some kingdoms consist of several tribes + remnants (bits + pieces) of tribes, ruled by a king / paramount chief – i.e. Zulu Indigenous International law (Law of different tribes) Tribes entered into agmts to help one another against communal enemies Customary public Law. customary law must be in line with the principles in the Bill of Rights. GUIDELINES EXAMPLE. The Bill of Rights protects the right to culture. But it also protects the right to equality and non-discrimination, and the right to dignity. This means that the courts will have to measure customary law rulesFile Size: KB.


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The present study does not attempt to define “customary law”, but some general comments on its character may be helpful. Description: Customary Law Ascertained Volume 3 is the third of a three-volume series in which traditional authorities in Namibia present the customary laws of their communities.

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The Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International Law,brings together foreignAuthor: Rattigan, W. H., Sir. Customary Law Ascertained Volume 3 is the third of a three-volume series in which traditional authorities in Namibia present the customary laws of their communities.

It contains the laws of the Nama, Ovaherero, Ovambanderu, and San communities. Customary Law Ascertained Volume 2 is the second of a three volume series in which traditional authorities in Namibia present the customary laws of their communities.

It contains the laws of the Bakgalagari, the Batswana ba Namibia and the Damara by: 1. Customary Law Ascertained Volume 2 is the second of a three volume series in which traditional authorities in Namibia present the customary laws of their communities.

It contains the laws of the Bakgalagari, the Batswana ba Namibia and the Damara communities. The recognised traditional authorities in Namibia are expected to ascertain the customary law applicable in their respective. Namibia Law Journal Customary law ascertained. Volume 1. The customary law of the Owambo, Kavango and Caprivi communities of Namibia; Manfred O Hinz (Ed.), assisted by Ndateelela E Namwoonde, Windhoek, Namibia Scientific Society in association with the Human Rights and Documentation Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Namibia,File Size: KB.

Customary law is a recognized source of law within jurisdictions of the civil law tradition, where it may be subordinate to both statutes and regulations.

In addressing custom as a source of law within the civil law tradition, John Henry Merryman notes that, though the attention it is given in scholarly works is great, its importance is "slight.

Get this from a library. A digest of civil law for the Punjab, chiefly based on the customary law as at present ascertained. [W H Rattigan, Sir; Om Prakash Aggarawala].

Book Description: Customary Law Ascertained Volume 2 is the second of a three volume series in which traditional authorities in Namibia present the customary laws of their communities.

It contains the laws of the Bakgalagari, the Batswana ba Namibia and the Damara communities. Get this from a library. A digest of civil law for the Punjab, chiefly based on the customary law as at present ascertained. [Sir William Henry Rattigan; Harbans Lal Sarin; Kundan Lal Pandit].

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Customary Law Ascertained Volume 3 is the third of a three-volume series in which traditional authorities in Namibia present the customary laws of their communities. It contains the laws of the Nama, Ovaherero, Ovambanderu, and San : Paperback. The Namibian approach to ascertaining customary law has become known as the self-statement of customary law.

Self-stating customary law refers to a process of ascertaining customary law by the owners of the law to be ascertained, namely the people and Cited by: 1. English, Book edition: A digest of customary law / as at present ascertained by the late Sir W.H. Rattigan ; 15th ed. by Om Prakash Aggarawala ; foreword.

Customary Law Ascertained Volume 3 is the third of a three-volume series in which traditional authorities in Namibia present the customary laws of their communities. It contains the laws of the Nama, Ovaherero, Ovambanderu, and San communities. Volume 2 contained the customary laws of the Bakgalagari, the Batswana ba Namibia and the Damara communities.

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Shop now. African Customary Law in South Africa: Post-Apartheid and Living Law Perspectives provides a clear introduction to African customary law in South Africa.

The text provides a structure for understanding the nature and overarching system of customary law, illustrating the distinctness of African customary law in relation to other areas of South African law.

Book Description: Customary Law Ascertained Volume 3 is the third of a three-volume series in which traditional authorities in Namibia present the customary laws of their communities.

It contains the laws of the Nama, Ovaherero, Ovambanderu, and San communities. There is widespread agreement that customary international law is, as a rule, ascertained by precludes the possibility of those conditions arising which are necessary for the formation of principles and rules of customary law’.

28 At present, Jus Cogens, and General Principles’, 12 Australian Year Book of International Law ( Cited by: The present compilation is, in fact, a supplement to, and as it were a digest of the principles enunciated in the larger treatise, which was the joint production of Mr.

Justice Boulnois and myself; and I believe it will be found to embrace the leading principles of Customary Law, so .South African customary law refers to a usually uncodified legal system developed and practised by the indigenous communities of South Africa.

Customary law has been defined as. an established system of immemorial rules evolved from the way of life and natural wants of the people, the general context of which was a matter of common knowledge, coupled with precedents applying to special cases.