Fragmenting the Land and the Laws that govern It

Farran, Sue (2009) Fragmenting the Land and the Laws that govern It. Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, 58. pp. 93-113. ISSN 0732-9113

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Abstract

Adjudicating property disputes is not easy when there is a plurality of courts available to litigants. This article looks at the causes and practices of 'forum shopping' in Pacific island states, focussing on Vanuatu, and the consequences of this on continuing land insecurity and litigation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Plural legal systems, legal procedure, customary law, land
Subjects: M100 Law by area
M200 Law by Topic
M900 Other in Law
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > School of Law
Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2011 17:08
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:07
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/3993

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