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Volume I: National Reports 1974

Simon Roberts1

A British Protectorate was first declared over Bechuanaland (the territory which is now Botswana) in 1885, and a formal administration established in 1891. Local Native (later African) and European…

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Simon Roberts, “Botswana”, 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 04 December 2021 <>
First published online: 2018

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