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Island Courts in Vanuatu

Jowitt, Anita L. (1999) Island Courts in Vanuatu. Journal of South Pacific Law, 3 . N/A-N/A. ISSN 1684-5307

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Abstract

Island Courts were established in Vanuatu in the mid nineteen eighties to provide a forum for the resolution of customary law disputes. However, the island courts, where operational, have remained largely unused. This paper outlines some of the difficulties with the legal framework of the island courts that prevents them from successfully fulfilling their purpose.

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: J Political Science > J General legislative and executive papers
K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) > School of Law
Depositing User: Repo Editor
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2015 15:22
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2015 15:22
URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/8049
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