The Department of Home Affairs has noted a judgment by the Western Cape High Court ordering the state to introduce legislation to recognise Muslim marriages within 24 months.
We are in the process of studying the order and will make further comments in due course. We also note that the decision is subject to confirmation by the Constitutional Court.
For media enquiries contact Thabo Mokgola on 060 962 4982 or David Hlabane on 071 342 4284
ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HOME AFFAIRS