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Volume I: National Reports 1974

M. J. G. Lalouette1

First settled by the French in 1715, Mauritius was conquered by the British in the Napoleonic Wars and was formally ceded to Great Britain by the Treaty of Paris, 1814. On 12 March 1968, Mauritius became a sovereign …

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M. J. G. Lalouette, “Mauritius”, 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 24 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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