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Volume I: National Reports 1996

Martha Berkemeyer1

The present Constitution of Paraguay was enacted and came into effect on 20 June 1992. The official name of the country is República del Paraguay. Paraguay is constituted as a unitary, indivisible and decentral…

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Martha Berkemeyer, “Paraguay”, 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 29 November 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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