Ask Athalie Banner

Answers to your questions

Have a question you would like answered? Email us and we may answer it. The questions here are based on ones from our readers, with identifying information removed.

Topic: Traditional Leaders  |  Show questions and answers for all topics

Which law recognises tribal authorities and governs them and as what legal entity are they registered?

The Constitution provides that all courts must apply and therefore also recognise customary law, but that the recognition and application of customary law are subject to the Bill of Rights.

Read more