What's wrong with the Traditional Courts Bill (Comment)

Publication Type:

Newspaper Article

Source:

Mail & Guardian Online (2008)

URL:

http://mg.co.za/articlePage.aspx?area=/insight/insight__comment_and_analysis/&articleId=340659

Keywords:

Bantu Authorities Act of 1951, Customary Courts, South African Law Commission, Tribal Authorities

Abstract:

Customary courts are valuable institutions. They provide millions of South Africans access to justice they would not otherwise have. They are more accessible and affordable than existing formal courts and in general reflect the values of the people who choose to use them.