- April 14, 2023
- |Law Everyday
Customary law is the unwritten portion of the law that is applied orally by traditional communities and passed down through generations; it is dynamic and changes depending on a society's socio-economic, political, and cultural contexts. Customary law is defined by Section 1 of the Traditional Authorities Act 25 of 2000 as the norms, rules of procedure, customs, and usages of a traditional community insofar as they are not in conflict with the Namibian Constitution or any other written law valid in Namibia. Customary law in Namibia refers to the laws and practices that have developed among the different . . .