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Title:Devolution of immovables under the Nigerian conflict rules: the dilemma of legal pluralism
Author:Agbede, Oluwole
Periodical:African Law Studies
Geographic terms:Great Britain
Subjects:real property
land law
legal systems
conflict of laws
External link:http://www.heinonline.org/HOL/Page?handle=hein.journals/jlpul15&id=51&collection=journals&index=journals/jlpul
Abstract:This article discusses a decision of the Supreme Court against a background of the Nigerian conflict rules as contained in the received English law as well as in the Nigerian local statutes. Sections: The domain of Lex Situs under the Anglo-Nigerian conflict rules - Meaning of Lex Situs - The Lex Situs in Warri (Bendel State) - Law governing the devolution of intestate (immovable) estate of a foreigner in Warri (Bendel State) - The dilemma of legal pluralism - Tapa v. Kuka analogy - University of Islamic Law - Conclusion. Notes; ref.