Family Law And Customary Law in Asia: A Contemporary Legal Perspective

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David C. Buxbaum
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1968 - Political Science - 288 pages
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Contents

THE NATURE OF MALAY CUSTOMARY LAW Joseph
17
SOME IBAN SEA DAYAK CUSTOMARY LAW IN SARAWAK
40
SOME NOTES ON INDIAN INFLUENCE ON MALAY CUSTOM
50
THE EFFECT OF ANGLOINDIAN LEGISLATION
67
SOME MAIN FEATURES OF MODERNIZATION OF ANCIENT
89
Divorce 119 Adoption 127 Property and Inherit
142
Relevant Legal Institutions in Traditional China 148 Institutions
151
The Substantive Law
157
Conclusion
173
MALAY CUSTOMARY LAW AND THE FAMILY Haji
181
codification of Hindu law S P Khetarpal
202
CUSTOMARY LAW IN VILLAGE INDIA K Iskwaran
234
THE WIDOWS STATUTE IN VIETNAMESE CUSTOMARY
252
customary law in Pakistan Hassanally A Rah
262
Table of Statutes
269
Index
277

The Status of Secondary Wives Tsips 159 Adoption
166

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