Family law 121

Module code FMR 121
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Law
Module content

*For LLB and BA/BCom specialising in law
(a) Introduction to family law
(b) General principles regarding the coming into existence of a marriage
(c) Void, voidable and putative marriages
(d)  The invariable consequences of the marriage
(e) Basic principles regarding the legal relationship between child and parent
(f) The variable consequences of a marriage
(g) Principles regarding the dissolution of a marriage
(h) The consequences of the dissolution of a marriage
Law of Parent and Child;
(a) Variable consequences of marriage;
(b) Dissolution of marriage;
(c) Consequences of the dissolution of marriage;
(d) Customary marriages; and
(e) Domestic partnerships and religious marriages.

Module credits 15.00
Service modules Faculty of Humanities
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 tutorial per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Private Law
Period of presentation Semester 2

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