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Intestacy Laws and the Influences of Colonialism – The Case of Kenya, in Comparison with the English and Australian Laws of Succession

Kenneth Kaunda Kodiyo   ORCID icon orcid.org/0000-0001-8079-3263 ; Kenyatta University School of Law, Nairobi, Kenya

Puni tekst: engleski, pdf (357 KB) str. 93-126 preuzimanja: 164* citiraj
APA 6th Edition
Kaunda Kodiyo, K. (2021). Intestacy Laws and the Influences of Colonialism – The Case of Kenya, in Comparison with the English and Australian Laws of Succession. Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu, 71 (1), 93-126. https://doi.org/10.3935/zpfz.71.1.05
MLA 8th Edition
Kaunda Kodiyo, Kenneth. "Intestacy Laws and the Influences of Colonialism – The Case of Kenya, in Comparison with the English and Australian Laws of Succession." Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu, vol. 71, br. 1, 2021, str. 93-126. https://doi.org/10.3935/zpfz.71.1.05. Citirano 01.12.2021.
Chicago 17th Edition
Kaunda Kodiyo, Kenneth. "Intestacy Laws and the Influences of Colonialism – The Case of Kenya, in Comparison with the English and Australian Laws of Succession." Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu 71, br. 1 (2021): 93-126. https://doi.org/10.3935/zpfz.71.1.05
Harvard
Kaunda Kodiyo, K. (2021). 'Intestacy Laws and the Influences of Colonialism – The Case of Kenya, in Comparison with the English and Australian Laws of Succession', Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu, 71(1), str. 93-126. https://doi.org/10.3935/zpfz.71.1.05
Vancouver
Kaunda Kodiyo K. Intestacy Laws and the Influences of Colonialism – The Case of Kenya, in Comparison with the English and Australian Laws of Succession. Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu [Internet]. 2021 [pristupljeno 01.12.2021.];71(1):93-126. https://doi.org/10.3935/zpfz.71.1.05
IEEE
K. Kaunda Kodiyo, "Intestacy Laws and the Influences of Colonialism – The Case of Kenya, in Comparison with the English and Australian Laws of Succession", Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu, vol.71, br. 1, str. 93-126, 2021. [Online]. https://doi.org/10.3935/zpfz.71.1.05

Sažetak
Intestacy law is derived from the traditional values, but it can be also under the influences of societies across the world. As a field of private law, the law of intestate succession can, in the long run, resist the non-voluntary, i.e., imposed reception of such rules of and forced by a coloniser. Compared to the flexible regulations, e.g., of the law of obligations, which are therefore more capable of legal transplant, intestate succession is based on deeply enrooted customs of a nation. Thus, these rules can rigidly persist under the pressure of colonisation. Kenya and Australia, two countries with significant differences in their cultural and legal traditions, were, in a diverse way, colonised by England. The article analyses the intestacy laws in these three countries, with the emphasis on Kenya. It especially discusses the reasons for pushing for strong intestacy laws to protect the widow in Kenyan Laws compared with the Australian and English Laws.

Ključne riječi
comparative law; intestate succession; colonisation; Kenyan, Australian, and the English Law of succession; formation of law of diverse countries under the same coloniser

Hrčak ID: 258422

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https://hrcak.srce.hr/258422

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