Guide to the Yugoslav legal system

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StatementInstitute of Comparative Law.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Pagination213 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL3073570M
LC Control Number82172638

Get this from a library. Guide to the Yugoslav legal system. [Institut za uporedno pravo (Belgrade, Serbia)]. This book is a guide to the law that applies in the three international criminal tribunals, for the former Yugoslavia, Rwanda and Sierra Leone, set up by the UN during the period to to deal with atrocities and human rights abuses committed during conflict in those countries.

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Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Each guide is prepared by a legal specialist from the Law Library of Congress. Administrative Law Guide Administrative law, commonly called regulatory law, is created and enforced by an administrative body; e.g., the Department of Labor.

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