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law of international economic institutions in Africa

by S. A. Akintan

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Published by A. W. Sijthoff in Leyden .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • International economic relations,
    • Africa -- Economic integration

    • Edition Notes

      StatementS. A. Akintan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 222 p. ;
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4275632M
      ISBN 109028601376
      LC Control Number78301154

      Buy International Economic Law (International Economic Law Series) 2 by Lowenfeld, Andreas F. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews: 3. Search results for Monograph Book, Handbooks, Economics and Finance, International Economic Law, Trade Law, Politics and Public Policy on Elgar Online: .

      International economic law means international law relating to investment, economic relations, economic development, economic institutions, and regional economic integration. International economic law covers both the conduct of sovereign states in international economic relations, and the conduct of private parties involved in cross-border. Private International Law in Africa: The Past, Present, and Future* The development of private international law has stagnated in Af rica for some time now. This is reflected in the neglected and undevel oped state of the subject, and the near absence of Africa in international processes, academic forums, writings, and institutions.

        The view that Africa contributes and shapes the development of international law arguably inspires the provisions of Article 6(1) of the AUCIL Statute (Codification of International Law) which mandates the AUCIL to codify such aspects of the rules of international law where “there has been extensive State practice, precedent and doctrine in. The law in Africa is multifaceted, defined by a combination of customary, religious, common and western civil law and legal sing of fifty-six nations, the African continent is the second largest in the world and is home to a diversity of legal practices, unique with their cultural and historical influences.


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