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Volume I: National Reports 1974

Edwin Busuttil1

Malta is a unitary state with a monarchical form of government. It came into existence as an independent state on 21 Sept. 1964, in virtue of the Malta Independence Act passed b…

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Edwin Busuttil, “Malta”, 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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