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Published by South African Law Commission in Pretoria .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Customary law -- South Africa.,
  • Inheritance and succession -- South Africa.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesSuccession
StatementSouth African Law Commission.
SeriesDiscussion paper -- 93., Project -- 90., Discussion paper (South African Law Commission) -- 93., Project (South African Law Commission) -- 90.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 77 p. ; 29 cm.
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19419265M
ISBN 100621302058

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