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South Africa
(11,356 words)

Volume I: National Reports 1988

H. R. Hahlo †1

The Union of South Africa was a member of the British Commonwealth of Nations until

1961. In that year it became the Republic of South Africa.


The constitutional law is in a st…

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H. R. Hahlo, “South Africa”, 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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