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Saint Lucia
(2,404 words)

Volume I: National Reports 1988

H. H. Marshall ϯ1

Saint Lucia is an independent, sovereign, democratic state within the Commonwealth. Its relationship with the United Kingdom as an Associated State (see report infra p. U – 116) was terminated as from 22 Feb. 19792 on its attainment of independence.3


1. Nationality

The Constitution (Const.) ch. VII deals with citizenship of Saint Lucia. Every person born or naturalized in Saint Lucia …

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H. H. Marshall, “Saint Lucia”, 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 26 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2018

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