The Types of marriages which currently exist in Zimbabwe

Marriages in Zimbabwe are now governed by the Marriages Act [Chapter 5:17] which recently came into operation in September 2022. The Act now consolidates the different types of marriages in Zimbabwe which were governed by separate statutes prior to the promulgation of the new Act. Some of the repealed statutes are the Marriage Act [Chapter 5:11] and the Customary Marriages Act [Chapter 5:07] which separately governed civil marriages and customary law marriages, respectively. (more…)

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