legal system of Guyana by M. Shahabuddeen

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Published by [s.n.] in Georgetown, Guyana .

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Statementby M. Shahabuddeen ; with a foreword by Shridath S. Ramphal.
LC ClassificationsLAW
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Paginationxxix, 523 p. ;
Number of Pages523
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Open LibraryOL4452018M
LC Control Number79114438

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CIVIL LAW AND PROCEDURE Cap. Civil Law of Guyana 2. Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) 3. Defamation 4. Debtors 5. State Liability and Proceedings Cap. Summary Jurisdiction (Petty Debt) 2. Limitation 3.

Arbitration 4. Foreign Judgements (Reciprocal Enforcement) CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE Cap. Criminal Law (Offences) 2. LAWS OF GUYANA 6 Cap. Friendly Societies INSPECTION OF AFFAIRS, ETC. SECTION (1) Direction by Registrar of inspection of affairs of registered society.

(2) Power of the Registrar to inspect societies’ books, etc. LAWS OF GUYANA Civil Law of Guyana Cap. 5 L.R.O. 3/ CHAPTER CIVIL LAW OF GUYANA ACT An Act to codify certain portions of the Roman-Dutch Law of the State and in other matters to substitute the English Common Law and Principles of Equity, along with certain English Statutory Provisions for the Roman-Dutch Law.

[1ST JANUARY, ] 1. To ensure that proper legal services are provided to the Government; to provide statutory services to the public relating to the public trust and bankruptcy matters; and to register titles, mortgages, companies, societies and other bodies as well as other documents, as required by the law.

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