Mdlazi v Mdlazi (1997) JOL 802 (Tk)

Main Issue: Custody/ and the relevance of the best interest of the child as well as the availability of a social worker report

Findings: In an application for interim custody, Court highlighted that it is generally reluctant to upset status quo concerning custody of minor children, this rule being subject to the consideration that the paramount interest of the children must prevail. Further, in deciding issue, court having regard to report of social worker. Best interest of the child.