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This is a research by Scott Panashe Mamimine an accomplished specialist in Law of Succession on the weakness of the Administration of Estates Act in Zimbabwe, which is the main Act regulating intestate customary law succession in failing to promote
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  1 | Page   MIDLANDS STATE UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF LAW A DISSERTATION SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE BACHELOR OF LAWS HONOURS DEGREE RESEARCH TOPIC: AN ANALYSIS OF THE RIGHT TO EQUALITY FOR SURVIVING SPOUSES UNDER INTESTATE CUSTOMARY LAW SUBMITED BY: SCOTT PANASHE MAMIMINE STUDENT NUMBER: R124819N SUPERVISOR: DR KATSANDE JUNE 2017  2 | Page   DEDICATION  My heartfelt gratitude to my benefactors; Dr P.W Mamimine and Mrs B.Mamimine. I am a proud son; you went an extra mile to see this coming through and to all women seeking liberation from the woes of intestate customary law.  3 | Page   REFERENCES INTERNATIONAL INSTRUMENTS AND STATUTES African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Universal Declaration of Human Rights Zimbabwean Statutes Administration of Estates Act Chapter 6:01 Deceased Estates Succession Act Chapter 6:02 Deceased Persons Family Maintenance Act Chapter 6:03 Constitution of Zimbabwe 2013  4 | Page   ACRONYMS ACHPR African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights AEA: Administration of Estates Act CEDAW Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women DESA Deceased Estates Succession Act DPFMA Deceased Persons Family Maintenance Act LAMA Legal Age Majority Act ICCPR International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights ICESCR International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights UDHR Universal Declaration of Human Rights  5 | Page   Table of cases cited 1. Biri v Tsuro HH-18-2009   2. Chihowa v Mangwende 1987 (1) ZLR 228   3. Chimhowa and Others v Chimhowa and Others HH-183-12   4. Goremusandu and Another v Chitambura and Others HH-288-14   5. Hapaguti v Madondo HH-94-15 6. Kanyere v Kanyere HH-826-16 7. Magaya v Magaya SC-210-98   8. Maloya v Nyamupfukudza NO and Another HH 115-08 9. Marara v Marara HH-227-02   10. Masango v Masango SC-66-86   11. Matambo v Matambo 1969 (2) RLR 154   12. Mujawo v Chogugudza 1992 (2) ZLR 321 13. Murisa N.O v Murisa 1992 (1) ZLR 167   14. Mwazozo v Mwazozo SC-121-94   15. Ncube v Dube HB-227-02   16. Ndoro v Ndoro HH-198-12 17. Timbe v The Ngonidzashe Family Trust HH-10-2009   18. Vareta v Vareta SC-126-90   19. Zawaira v Nyamupfukudza HH-241-11  
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