The codification of these particular human rights reflects a disagreement over the correct way to interpret established customary rules.
Customary international law is for the most part comprised of rules of conduct.
Speaking at the ceremony, Ajimobi said the customary court of appeal will help uphold eroding customary laws some of which were advanced by our forebears, in several aspects of human's daily lives.
Aside from helping in the adjudicating of cases with customary flavour and grassroots' related, he said the courts will help in decongesting with matters whose jurisdiction is covered by the relevant customary courts.
The findings from this work are instructive in understanding post-conflict community reconstruction challenges in other settings in sub-Saharan Africa where customary
law applies, such as northern Nigeria, South Sudan, and the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The chief, he said, reviewed their status as custodians of traditional and customary
The premise of this book is that the interaction of state criminal law and customary
law in Papua New Guinea (png) is such that each undermines the other.
The company said that the 704-megawatt Ironwood plant is being sold to a subsidiary of TransCanada (TSX:TRP)(,NYSE:TRP) for a total purchase price of USD654m, subject to customary
purchase price adjustments.
For example, in South Africa, traditional leaders challenged any effort to do away with customary
law, arguing that the emphasis on state law legal institutions and processes reflected "Western," rather than "African" values (p.
However, Santiago, an international law author and former international law professor at the University of the Philippines, said at this time there is no principle of customary
international law that allows a right to secede from a state.
It claimed even more strongly that in a country such as Papua New Guinea, where 90 percent of people live on the land in nonurban areas, the customary
tenure system is the principal cause of poverty in that country (Gosarevski et al.
2) Muslim marriages are governed by the Marriage and Divorce of Mohammedans Act (1906), (3) which, like the Marriage Act, is also in the process of being amended, (4) Hindu marriages by the Hindu Marriage and Divorce Act (1961), (5) which is also in the process of being amended, (6) and customary
marriages by the Customary
Marriage (Registration) Act (1973).
First, we explain why the power of Congress to define and punish conduct under the Offences Clause is limited by customary
THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC has officially recognized the customary
rules of adoption of the First Nations and Inuit with a bill tabled June 13 at the National Assembly to modify the Quebec Civil Code.
South Africa has a mixed legal system comprised of transplanted European laws (the core being Roman-Dutch law, subsequently influenced by English common law) and indigenous laws, referred to as customary