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Federal Republic of Germany
(19,246 words)

Volume I: National Reports 1974

Dieter Medicus1


1. The official designation of the country is Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland, BRD).

2. General Description

a. The BRD is the successor state to the German Reich a…

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Dieter Medicus, “Federal Republic of Germany”, 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 26 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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