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Commonwealth Caribbean law and legal systems
2nd ed.

Published by Routledge-Cavendish in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

The historical function of law in the West Indies : creating a future from a troubled past
Legal traditions : types of legal systems in the Commonwealth Caribbean
The hybrid legal systems of St Lucia and Guyana
The reception or imposition of English law and its significance to Caribbean jurisdictions
Introduction to sources of law
The written constitution as a legal source
The common law and the operation of the doctrine of judicial precedent in the commonwealth Caribbean
Equity as a source of law
Custom as a source of law
Convention as a source of law
International law as a source of law
Legislation as a source of law
Statutory interpretation
The court system of the Commonwealth Caribbean
The Privy Council
The renewed inititative towards a Caribbean court of justice
Specialised courts, tribunals and functions
The jury system
The office of the ombudsman
Alternative dispute mechanisms : arbitration, negotiation and commissions of inquiry.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references ( p. 435-439) and index.


Dewey Decimal Class 349.729
Library of Congress KGJ97 .A58 2008

The Physical Object

Pagination xxxix, 447 p. ;
Number of pages 447

ID Numbers

Open Library OL22549572M
Internet Archive commonwealthcari00anto
ISBN 10 1859418538
ISBN 13 9781859418536
LC Control Number 2007036111
Library Thing 5835951
Goodreads 6169215



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