Dr Lize Mills

Senior Dosent / Senior Lecturer

BA, LLB, LLM LLD (Stell)






Mev Lize Mills is verantwoordelik vir verskeie van die modules in die areas van die Personereg, Familiereg en Kinderreg wat aan die Fakulteit doseer word. Sy het voorheen ook Internasionale Privaatreg, Erfreg en Regsvaardighede doseer. Haar spesifieke belangstelling is gesetel in kinderregte en die vrae rondom regulering van die private gesinsverhouding. Haar doktorale navorsing het gefokus op die praktiese oorweging van die beste belange van die kind wanneer die bemarking van kos aan kinders gereguleer word.

Area van belangstelling


Modules aangebied

Privaatreg 171

Privaatreg 452 (Gevorderde Familiereg)

Internasionale Reg en Kinderreg (LLM)

Mrs Lize Mills is responsible for several of the modules taught at the Faculty in the areas of The Law of Persons, Family Law and Child Law. She also previously lectured Private International Law, The Law of Succession and Legal Skills. Her specific field of interest is that of children’s rights and questions relating to the regulation of the private family relationship. Her doctoral focussed on the practical consideration of the best interests of the child when regulating food marketing to children.

Fields of Specialization

Children’s Rights

Modules taught

Private Law 171

Private Law 452 (Advanced Family Law)

International Law and Children’s Rights (LLM)

Publikasies / Publications

  • “The virtual reality of child ponography” Stellenbosch Law Review 2003 (2) 187 – 198
  • “Stop the press: Why censorship has made headline news (again)” Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal 2007 1:1 – 30
  • “The Immeasurable Wrongfulness of Being: The Denial of the Claim for Wrongful Life” Stell LR 2010 (1) 67 – 89 (co-author with CS Human)
  • “Certainty about Surrogacy” Stell LR 2010 (3) 429 – 437
  • “Selling Happiness in a Meal: Serving the Best Interests of the Child at Breakfast, Lunch and Supper” The International Journal of Children’s Rights 2012 Vol 20 (4) 624 – 644
  • “The Regulations Relating to Foodstuffs for Infants and Young Children (R 991): A Formula for the Promotion of Breastfeeding or Censorship of Commercial Speech?” 2014 (17) 1; accessible at http://www.nwu.ac.za/sites/www.nwu.ac.za/files/files/p-per/issuepages/2014volume17no1/2014%2817%291MillsART.pdf
  • “Failing Children: The Courts Disregard the Best Interests of the Child in Le Roux v Dey” South African Law Journal 2014 (4) 847-864

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