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Local Customary Law (Declaration) (No. 4) Order (G.N. No. 436/1963).

Country/Territory
Tanzania, Un. Rep. of
Document type
Regulation
Date
1963
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Land & soil
Keyword
Land tenure Traditional rights/customary rights Agricultural land Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Inheritance
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Least Developed Countries
Abstract

This Notice contains in its Schedules declared customary law on guardianship, inheritance and wills. As to guardianship of women and children, certain powers and restrictions are placed un guardians regarding agricultural crops and livestock. A guardian is forbidden from selling land or permanent crops which are under his protection. As for inheritance, women are allowed to inherit except clan land. They can use clan land without selling it during their lifetime. But if there are no men in that

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