Introduction to South Pacific Law

Introduction to South Pacific Law

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Providing an overview of the origins and development of the law and legal systems in the South Pacific, the authors examine the framework of legal systems in the region and the operation of state and customary laws. Exploring, not only the legal system generally, but also the constitution and jurisdiction of state courts and legislative provisions of individual jurisdictions and cases, it contains individual chapters on substantive areas of law. They cover: administrative law, constitutional law, contract law, criminal law, customary law, family law, land law, and, tort law. Highlighting the distinguishing features of the substantive law in force in the South Pacific, this book is an essential resource for all those interested in the law of the South Pacific Islands region.
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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • Routledge Cavendish
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0123420075
  • 9780123420077

Table of contents

1 South Pacific Law and Jurisprudence 2 Customary Law 3 State Law 4 Constitutional Law 5 Administrative Law 6 Criminal Law 7 Contract Law 8 Torts Law 9 Land Law 10 Family Law 11 State Courts Index
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