3. Requirements for validity of customary marriages

  1. A marriage which is a valid marriage at customary law and existing at the commencement of this Act is for all purposes recognised as a marriage.
  2. A customary marriage entered into after the commencement of this Act, which complies with the requirements of this Act, is for all purposes recognised as a marriage.
  3. If a person is a spouse in more than one customary marriage, all valid customary marriages entered into before the commencement of this Act are for all purposes recognised as marriages.
  4. If a person is a spouse in more than one customary marriage, all such marriages entered into after the commencement of this Act, which comply with the provisions of this Act, are for all purposes recognised as marriages.