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Volume I: National Reports 1974

H. M. Al-Baharna1

On 14 Aug. 1971, the Ruler of Bahrain declared Bahrain an independent sovereign state. And on 15 Aug., the Ruler and the British Political Resident in the Arabian Gulf signed a 15-year Treaty of Friendship between the State of Bahrain and the United Kingdom. They also exchanged notes ending the previous “Exclusive Agreements” of 1880 and 1892 between Bahrain and Bri…

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Husain M. Al-Baharna, “Bahrain”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 01 April 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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