Country Botswana
Year 2004
Type of Measure Other relevant laws > Property/Inheritance law
Form of Violence Other harmful practices

Brief Description

The full title of The Aboliton of Marital Power Act 34 is ‘An Act to provide for the abolition of marital power, to amend the matrimonial property law of marriages, to provide for the domicile of married women, to provide for the domicile and guardianship of minor children and to provide for matters incidental thereto’. The Act provides for equal powers in property ownership for spouses.

Source of Information

Government of Botswana, National Review on Beijing +20 , page 57


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