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Introduction to South Pacific Law 4th ed


ISBN13: 9781780684123
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781845680398
Published: January 2017
Publisher: Intersentia Publishers
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £75.00



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The only book of its kind, Introduction to South Pacific Law provides an overview of law in the South Pacific. It sets out the framework of South Pacific legal systems and also describes the substantive law on a broad range of topics.

Examining both state laws and customary law, the book highlights common patterns and explains some of the principal differences between the laws and legal systems of the countries of the region.

The introductory chapter looks at the development of South Pacific law and at South Pacific jurisprudence.

Individual chapters are devoted to state laws, customary law, constitutional law, administrative law, criminal law, family law, contract law, torts law, land law, and court system. The book makes extensive reference to legislative provisions and case law of individual jurisdictions.

Including a discussion of recent changes in the law, this new edition of Introduction to South Pacific Law is a useful and up-to-date resource for all those interested in the law of the region.

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Contents:
Chapter 1. South Pacific law and jurisprudence (p.
1)
Chapter 2. State laws (p.
13)
Chapter 3. Customary law (p.
51)
Chapter 4. Constitutional law (p.
77)
Chapter 5. Administrative law (p.
129)
Chapter 6. Criminal law (p.
163)
Chapter 7. Family law (p.
193)
Chapter 8. Contract law (p.
237)
Chapter 9. Torts law (p.
287)
Chapter 10. Land law (p.
317)
Chapter 11. State courts (p.
371)
Glossary, Index (p.
431)