LRC Reports

The Domicile of a Minor (1985)

This minor report addresses the issue of the domicile of a minor in the light of the proposed Charter of Rights Amendments Act, 1985. Domicile refers to a person’s fixed, permanent, and principal home for legal purposes. The Act is silent on this issue and clarification is required.

Keywords: jurisdiction; domicile; minor; child; illegitimate; custody;
Charter of Rights Amendments Act

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