• Political Science
  • Published 2010

The Harmonisation of Laws within the African Union and the Viability of Legal Pluralism as an Alternative

@inproceedings{Ferreira2010TheHO,
  title={The Harmonisation of Laws within the African Union and the Viability of Legal Pluralism as an Alternative},
  author={Gerrit Ferreira and Magdalena Petronella Ferreira-Snyman},
  year={2010}
}
A number of regional instruments relating to the African Union and its predecessor, the Organisation of African Unity, refer to the objective of harmonising the policies and laws of member states. The following examples may serve as an illustration: The Charter of the Organisation of African Unity (1963) places as one of its purposes a duty on member states to co-ordinate and harmonise their general policies, especially in the following fields: (a) political and diplomatic co-operation; (b… CONTINUE READING