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Volume I: National Reports 1979

B.T.I. Pollard1

The former Colony of British Guiana became the sovereign State of Guyana within the Commonwealth on 26 May 1966.


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B. T. I. Pollard, “Guyana”, 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 21 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2018

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