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I. Historical and Comparative Survey
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Volume VI: Property and Trust | Chapter 5 (1994): Apartment Ownership

Completed June 1992

Cornelius G. van der Merwe

* In preparing this contribution the author had been greatly assisted by materials on the same subject prepared by the late Prof. Dr. Johannes Bärmann, one of the fathers of the German Wohnungseigentumsgesetz. Grateful acknowledgement is also due to Prof. Dr. Ulrich Drobnig and Doris Nedelmann of the Max-Planck-Institute of Foreign and Private International Law in Hamburg for…

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Cornelius G. van der Merwe, “I. Historical and Comparative Survey”, 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 02 March 2024 <>
First published online: 2018

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