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Costa Rica
(4,663 words)

Volume I: National Reports 1980

Walter Antillón1

Gerardo Trejos2

Costa Rica (República de Costa Rica) is a unitary state, organized as a democratic republic.


1. Nationality

According to the Constitution, Costa Rican…

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Walter Antillón and Gerardo Trejos, “Costa Rica”, 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 22 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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