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Title:Customary oathing and the legal process in Kenya
Author:Durand, Ph.P.
Year:1970
Periodical:Journal of African Law
Volume:14
Issue:1
Pages:17-33
Language:English
Geographic term:Kenya
Subjects:customary law
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Abstract:In the article references to customary oathing are limited to those areas where the tradition interacts with the written law, these areas being generally divisible into criminal and civil areas. In addition discussion is confined within the Kikuyu and Kamba tribes. Parts of the article: 1. The criminal law (The political oath and its evolution; The political oath and the criminal law) - 2. Traditional oathing in civil cases and the role of the courts (Historical background; Present-day use of the oath).
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