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Native Divorce Courts guide to practice and procedure by H. P. Kloppers

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Published by Juta in Cape Town .
Written in English


  • Customary law courts -- Divorce -- South Africa.

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Includes index.

Statementby H.P. Kloppers.
ContributionsSouth Africa. Native Divorce Courts.
The Physical Object
Pagination109 p. :
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16589549M
LC Control Number58043578

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