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Volume I: National Reports 1974

José Maria Othon Sidou1

The Federative Republic of Brazil (República dos Estados Unidos do Brasil) is constituted under the representative system by the Union of the States, the Federal Territories and the Federal District.

The administrativ…

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José Maria Othon Sidou, “Brazil”, 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 31 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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