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Law of South Africa

South Africa has a 'hybrid' or 'mixed' legal system, made of the interweaving of a number of distinct legal traditions: a civil law system inherited from the Dutch, a common law system inherited from the British, and an indigenous law system inherited from indigenous Africans (often termed African customary law). With the commencement in 1994 of the interim Constitution, and in 1997 its replacement, the final Constitution, another strand has been added to this weave. Excerpted from Law of South Africa on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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