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Commonwealth Caribbean Law and Legal Systems 2nd ed isbn 9781859418536

Commonwealth Caribbean Law and Legal Systems

ISBN13: 9781859414231
ISBN: 1859414230
New Edition ISBN: 9781859418536
Published: December 1998
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

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This text traces the law and legal systems in the Commonwealth Caribbean and its development from the common law system. The legal and historical sources of law are discussed, covering jurisprudence, custom and law of caricom. The administration of justice is also explored.

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The nature and functions of law; the role of law in Commonwealth Caribbean Society; the classification of legal systems into legal traditions; identifying legal traditions; the reception of law and its significance to Caribbean jurisprudence; the advent of the written constitution; the common law and equity; custom as a source of law; international law and the law of caricom; legislation; delegated legislation and the ultra vires principle; statutory interpretation; courts structure and jurisdiction; judicial committee of the privy council as a final court of appeal - problems and prospects; role and relevance of the jury system.