Charting the legal systems of the western Pacific islands : a legal research guide /

The Pacific region holds a cluster emerging nations that are attempting to reconcile a British-styled legal system with indigenous customary law. This union often creates conflict especially in areas of criminal law, human rights, family law, hereditary rights and property law. This guide provides a...

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Main Author: Szymczak, Victoria
Format: Book
Published: Getzville, New York : William S. Hein & Co., Inc., 2017
Series:Legal research guides ; v.70
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Table of Contents:
  • I. Introduction and scope
  • II. Before setting sail
  • III. Origins
  • IV. Strategies for filling the gaps of protectorate and colonial documentation
  • V. Post independence sources of law
  • VI. Review of resources
  • Appendix I. Chart of island name variations
  • Appendix 2. Proclamation
  • Appendix 3. King's regulation