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The Law of Succession in South Africa 2nd ed

Edited by: Juanita Jamneck, Christa Rautenbach

ISBN13: 9780199045426
Published: October 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press Southern Africa
Country of Publication: South Africa
Format: Paperback
Price: £36.99

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The book introduces students to the general principles of the law of succession in South Africa, integrating the common law, statutory law, constitutional perspectives, and the related customary law principles.

It addresses the Civil Union Act 17 of 2006, and the Reform of Customary Law of Succession and Regulation of Related Matters Act 11 of 2009 and other legal developments.

South Africa, Other Jurisdictions
1. Introduction
2. Intestate succession
3. Testate succession: general rules
4. Testamentary capacity
5. Formalities for a will
6. Revocation and revival of wills
7. Capacity to inherit
8. Freedom of testation
9. Content of wills: absolute bequests, conditions, the modus and estate massing
10. Content of wills: substitution, usufruct and accrual
11. Content of wills: trusts
12. Collation
13. Interpretation of wills
14. Succession by contract
15. Reform of Customary Law of Succession and Regulation of Related Matters Act 11 of 2009 (RCLSA)
16. Administration of estates