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Volume I: National Reports 1974

Yash P. Ghai1

The United Republic of Tanzania came into existence on 23 April 1964, with the merger of the two independent states of Tanganyika and Zanzibar. Both Tanganyika and Zanzibar were under British control ti…

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Yash P. Ghai, “Tanzania”, 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 07 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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