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Name: Proclamation No. R. 151 of 1987 [Province of] Natal Code of Zulu Law.
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Indigenous and tribal peoples; Community, social and personal services workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1987-09-03
Entry into force:
Published on: Government Gazette, 1987-10-09, Vol. 268, No. 10966, p. 1-34
ISN: ZAF-1987-L-4625
Bibliography: Government Gazette, 1987-10-09, Vol. 268, No. 10966, p. 1-34
Abstract/Citation: Issued under the Black Administration Act 1927 (No. 38), this Proclamation amends the province of Natal Code of Zulu Law. The Code deals with a variety of matters, including tribal boundaries, marriage and family, medicine men, herbalists and midwives. In the section on civil procedure, s. 107(1) provides: "Black females shall not be deemed or treated in any way as property or chattels, notwithstanding any rights of action which may be connected with or arise out of customary marriages entered into by them."

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