ISBN 9789991642949
Pages 584
Dimensions 224x170mm
Published 2022
Publisher University of Namibia Press, Namibia
Format Paperback

Customary Law Ascertained Volume 1

The Customary Law of the Owambo, Kavango and Caprivi Communities of Namibia

edited by Manfred O Hinz, Ndateelela Emilia Namwoonde

Customary Law Ascertained Volume 1 is the first of a three-volume series in which traditional authorities in Namibia present the customary laws of their communities. It contains the laws of the Owambo, Kavango, and Caprivi communities. Volume 2 contains the customary laws of the Bakgalagari, the Batswana ba Namibia and the Damara communities. Volume 3 contains the customary laws of the Nama, Ovaherero, Ovambanderu, and San communities. Recognised traditional authorities in Namibia are expected to ascertain the customary law applicable in their respective communities after consultation with the members of that community, and to note the most important aspect of such law in written form. This series is the result of that process. It has been facilitated by the Human Rights and Documentation Centre of the University of Namibia, through the former Dean of the Law Faculty, Professor Manfred Hinz.

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