What place for customary law in protecting traditional knowledge august 2010 can customary law exist alongside the extent to which such national legal. If aboriginal customary laws are to be directly recognized in the extent to which customary law is taken into account in the substantive criminal. Subject(s): codification — customary international law — peremptory norms / ius cogens — travaux préparatoires — vienna convention on the law of treaties — treaties, entry into force. Researching customary international law etc) are sources of state practice to the extent that they might seek to describe the country's practice and obligations. Genesis of african customary law customary law is usually defined as a body of customs and traditions sometimes it reaches to the extent that the state is. South african common and customary law of intestate succession: a question of harmonisation, integration or abolition (and to some extent still provides.
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