Marriage in Cameroon law
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Marriage in Cameroon law

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Published by Edition MICOF in [Yaounde?] .
Written in English



  • Cameroon.


  • Marriage law -- Cameroon.

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Edition Notes

StatementRepublic of Cameroon, Ministry of Women"s Affairs.
ContributionsCameroon. Ministry of Women"s Affairs.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2624251M
LC Control Number85192331

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While Cameroon has ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) setting the minimum age of marriage at 18, Cameroon’s legal age of marriage is 15 for girls with parental permission, and 18 for boys. There is a lack of political will for . Marriage is an Institution ordained by God as the Holy Scriptures says “A man shall leave his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh”. Divorce in Cameroon remains the only recognized legal way of bringing a lawfully contacted marriage to . Cameroon: Family Laws and Regulations ICLG - Family Laws and Regulations - covers common issues in family law – including: jurisdiction, divorce, cohabitation, children, abduction, relocations, cross-border issues, parental responsibility, child maintenance and marital agreements - in 21 jurisdictions. Published: 28/08/ between spouses' socio-economic status and the non formalization of marriages in Cameroon, as well as its evolution from to Analysis from logistic regression show that women aged 15 - 24 years are more likely to be in an informal union than those aged 25 years. This possibility is higher in

Marriage and your rights in Cameroon. Marriage is a contract where a man and a woman enter into a legally binding relationship with consequential rights and duties imposed on them. There are two kinds of marriages in Cameroon: marriage under the ordinance which may be monogamous or polygamous marriages and customary marriages. Practically, there are no strict rules but the marriage must have been contracted in Cameroon. Usually if the marriage is contracted out of Cameroon the Cameroon courts have frowned on the fact that the courts in Cameroon do not have jurisdiction to handle such a divorce even if the parties are Cameroonians. common law and legislation both colonial and post-independence. In a typical African country, the great majority of the people conduct their personal activities in accordance with and subject to customary law. Customary law has great impact in the area of personal law in regard to matters such as marriage, inheritance and traditional authority, and. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Read, borrow, and discover more than 3M books for free.

  This Guide to Law Online Cameroon contains a selection of Cameroonian legal, juridical, and governmental sources accessible through the Internet. Links provide access to primary documents, legal commentary, and general government information about specific jurisdictions and topics. This Compendium is a collection of marriage laws across African Member States developed to serve as an updated compilation of Member States’ legal frameworks and legislation related to marriage. The Compendium was first developed in and recently updated in June If so, check whether this is permitted under the law of the country in question. To find out, you should consult the foreign authority responsible for conducting marriages and registering partnerships. You cannot marry at a Dutch embassy or consulate abroad. Documents required for marriage or registered partnership outside the Netherlands. From Sacrament to Contract, Second Edition: Marriage, Religion, and Law in the Western Tradition by John Witte Jr.