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Volume I: National Reports 1973

Hassan Afchar1

Iran is a unitary state under a constitutional monarchy. Iranian private law underwent a complete change after the conversion of Iran to Islam (632 A.D.). Public law did not change in t…

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Hassan Afchar, “Iran”, 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 10 December 2018 <>
First published online: 2018

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