Artikel 2(3) Van Die Wet Op Testamente 7 Van 1953

Du Plessis, Jan Abraham (1999) Artikel 2(3) Van Die Wet Op Testamente 7 Van 1953. Masters thesis, Universiteit Van Suid-Afrika.

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Abstract

The dissertation is about the way in which the courts handle testamentary writings which do not comply with the formalities of a will. Firstly I discuss the position before the implementation of section 2(3). Thereafter I discuss the recommendations of the law commission. Then I discuss the implementation of section 2(3) which empowers the court to legalize a document which does not comply with the formal requirements of a will. The specific problem areas with regard to the interpretation of section 2(3) are highlighted and discussed in detail. Thereafter a recommendation is made that a signature or a mark on a testamentary writing must be a prerequisite before a court can consider condoning it. I conclude my dissertation with an opinion on how this section should be interpreted in the future.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: Comparative
Depositing User: Mr Jude Abhulimen
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2016 07:10
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2016 07:44
URI: http://thesisbank.jhia.ac.ke/id/eprint/1287

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