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Volume I: National Reports 1977

Pierre Piron1

Philippe Piron2

Zaïre (until October 1971 Congo-Kinshasa) is officially designated as the Republic of Zaïre and is a unitary republic with a presidential regime. The founding of the Congo initiated by the Brussels Conference 1876 was officiall…

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Piere Piron and Philippe Piron, “Zaïre”, 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 27 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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