Title:Customary rules and the welfare principle : post-independence custody cases in Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
Author:Brown, Kenneth
Subject:Customary law|Melanesia
Custody of children|Melanesia
Volume:Vol.21, 1997
Collation: p. 83-101


Since the advent of independence in Solomon Islands on 7 July 1978 and Vanuatu on 30 July 1980, customary law has been given official recognition as part of the law of the land by virtue of provisions contained in the respective Constitutions of the two countries.
Original information
Disclaimer & Copyright l Contact Us l USP's 50th Anniversary Website l 
© Copyright 1968 - 2018. All Rights Reserved.
The University of the South Pacific
Laucala Campus, Suva, Fiji
Tel: +679 323 1000