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What is customary law?
Customary law in South Africa has been taken into account when it comes to the application of the law to ensure that our cultural diversity is celebrated instead of oppressed. For this purpose, the law recognises the following customary practices:
Traditional or customary marriages
Medical male circumcision
Cultural virginity testing on consenting children older than 16
Customary inheritance laws
(Please note: This is only general advice and should not be relied on solely. The law is complicated and there are many influencing factors that can change the above).