Moosa NO and Others v. Harnaker and Others (Western Cape High Court of South Africa): Wills Act Incompatible with South Africa Constitution Due to Discrimination Against Muslim Marriages

Contributor Katherine Gonzalez summarizes the recent decision of the Western Cape High Court in Cape Town, South Africa regarding the term "surviving spouse" and how it applies to Muslim marriages.   A Western Cape High Court in Cape Town declared the 1953 Wills Act inconsistent with the South Africa Constitution, because the statute‚Äôs provisions were … Continue reading Moosa NO and Others v. Harnaker and Others (Western Cape High Court of South Africa): Wills Act Incompatible with South Africa Constitution Due to Discrimination Against Muslim Marriages