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Volume I: National Reports 1974

Pierre Piron1

Remi Bellon2

The official name is the Republic of Burundi (République du Burundi; Republika y’i Burundi); it is a unitary republic with a presidential regime.

In 1922 Belgium received a type B Mandate to administer Ruanda-Urundi, part of …

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Pierre Piron and Remi Bellon, “Burundi”, 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 29 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2018

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