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Volume I: National Reports 1973

Fouad B. Atalla1

Jordan, officially known as Al Mamlaka Al Our-donnia Al Hashemiya (Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan), did not acquire its present territorial demarcation until 1950. Earlier, the region east of River Jordan ha…

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Fouad B. Atalla, “Jordan”, 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 03 March 2024 <>
First published online: 2018

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