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The Customary and Statutory Law of Marriage in Nigeria - JSTOR

... The co-existence in Nigeria of customary law, received English law as well as statutes based upon English law gives rise to conflict of law problems generally. Such problems are resolved by the various High Court Laws

http://www.jstor.org/stable/27876669

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NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA - Welcome to National ...

NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA SCHOOL OF LAW COURSE CODE: LAW 231 COURSE TITLE: LABOUR LAW I . LAW231 LABOUR LAW 1 ii Course Code LAW 231 ... The received English law, comprising (i) the common law, (ii) the doctrines of equity; and

http://nou.edu.ng/NOUN_OCL/pdf/Laws/LAW%20231%20LABOUR%20LAW%20I.pdf

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Legitimacy in Nigerian Law - JSTOR

legal principles relating to legitimacy in Nigeria in the light of the prevalent ... This extreme view of determining the status of legitimacy by English internal law test is ... of the fact that Nigerian law comprises both the received English law and customary law. The latter ...

http://www.jstor.org/stable/744793

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Doing Business Nigeria - Strachan Partners

Sources of Nigerian law Nigeria can be described as falling within what is generally called a “common law ... c. English Law comprising of the received English law (“Received

http://www.strachanpartners.com/SP_Doing%20Business(final).pdf

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Course: JIL 201 –Nigerian Legal System I (4 Credits ...

2 Consultation hours: 11-12.30 pm Tuesdays & Thursdays. Course Content: the idea of a legal system, sources of law in Nigeria - Received English law,

http://unilorin.edu.ng/courseware/jil/JIL201.pdf

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Nigeria - International Bar Association

the administration of estate are a combination of received English laws (Under the English Common Law); and State laws ... Lagos State and most western states incorporated the provisions of the Administration of Estate Law of Western Nigeria 1959.

http://www.ibanet.org/Document/Default.aspx?DocumentUid=5DF8EC82-FBFE-4F90-BA9D-940B0E8301FD

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LAWS AND PRACTICES RELATING TO WOMENS’ INHERITANCE RIGHTS ...

The influence of received English law on customary law is very prominent in the area of personal laws (marriage and ... Therefore, any discourse on women’s inheritance rights in Nigeria must be done in the light of diversity of the legal system. Inheritance – Laws And Practice

http://www.muslimpersonallaw.co.za/inheritancedocs/lawandpractices%20in%20Nigeria.pdf

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The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Employment ...

L1 L.F.N 2004), (b) received English law, and (c) Nigerian Case Law. 1.2 What types of worker are protected by employment law? How are different types of worker distinguished? Ogundare JCA in NITEL v. ... Bloomfield is the foremost labour and employment law firm in Nigeria.

http://www.bloomfield-law.com/publications/Labour%20%26%20Employment%202011%20(ICLG)%20Nigeria.pdf

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The Indigenous Land Tenure and Nationalization of Land in Nigeria

were basically four systems: tenure under the received English law,4 tenure under the State Land Laws,5 tenure under the Land Tenure ... 4 The introduction of English law into Nigeria dates back to 1863 when Ordinance No. 3 of that year received English law into the Colony of Lagos.

http://lawdigitalcommons.bc.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1338&context=twlj

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EQUITY AND TRUSTS II - Part II - Welcome to National Open ...

Consequently, the received English law and case . 5 law has to a large extent shaped the development and practice of the law of trusts in Nigeria. ... J.O. (2006). Equity and Trusts in Nigeria. Ile-Ife: Obafemi Awolowo University Press Ltd. Jegede, M.I. (1999). Law of Trusts, Bankruptcy and ...

http://nou.edu.ng/NOUN_OCL/pdf/Laws/Law%20424%20equity%20and%20trust%20II.pdf

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Repugnancy Doctrine and Customary Law in Nigeria: A Positive ...

English law that were applicable in Nigeria – sometimes referred to as the ‘general law’ – consist of the common law of England, ... and the received law as modified by local legislatures after the attainment of independence on October 1, 1960.

http://www.ajol.info/index.php/afrrev/article/viewFile/41055/8479

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A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE CONFLICT SITUATIONS AND CHOICE ...

... the received English law is only of persuasive authority in view of the fact that Nigeria is now a sovereign state ... In order to reduce succession disputes in Nigeria, English Law Will which complies with 1837 Wills Act and 1858 Wills Act should be employed.

http://www.unilorin.edu.ng/studproj/law/0640ia055.pdf

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RESTATEMENT OF CUSTOMARY LAWS OF NIGERIA - Welcome to The ...

Prior to the transplant of the English common law system in Nigeria, the variegated nationalities that constitute Nigeria had norms which were formal, such as the ... While the received English law comprising of the common law, equity and English statutes

http://www.nials-nigeria.org/journals/John%20Adebisi%20Arewalawp.pdf

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DOMICILE AS A DETERMINANT OF PERSONAL LAW: A CASE FOR THE ...

As part of our received English law domicile is the criterion recognised by Nigerian law. In this article we shall examine the adequacy of the English conception of domicile, as received in Nigeria with particular reference to the doctrine of rival of the domicile of origin. It is, however ...

http://nigerianlawguru.com/articles/family%20law/DOMICILE%20AS%20A%20DETERMINANT%20OF%20PERSONAL%20LAW,A%20CASE%20FOR%20THE%20ABANDONMENT%20OF%20THE%20REVIVAL%20DOCTRINE%20IN%20NIGERIA.pdf

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The protection of ideas under the Law of Con dence ...

surpassing the tentacles of the copyright law in Nigeria Stephen Oluwaseun Oke* ... Nigerian law as they are of English law. Confidential information, ideas and the law of confidence The law of confidence is simply concerned with the protection of confidences. It

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/03050718.2012.674731

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LAW AND SECURITY IN NIGERIA: THE ROLE OF THE MILITARY

This was a received English Law which gave birth to the British Army Act 1955 ... Other sources of Nigerian Military Law include the Nigerian Constitution, (this will be discussed in much greater detail), ... 1. Akin Kejawa: “Military Law in Nigeria,” Justice Watch, 2007. 2. Bell Daniel: ...

http://www.nials-nigeria.org/journals/Brigadier%20General%20Ogahlaw.pdf

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The Quality of Justice is Strained-final draft

The Received English Law English law was introduced into Nigeria by Nigerian legislature. The ... found guilty in Nigeria". D. Application of the Death Penalty In Nigeria, executions are often shrouded in secrecy, and officials’ words are not always

http://nigerianlawguru.com/articles/human%20rights%20law/THE%20QUALITY%20OF%20JUSTICE%20IS%20STRAINED.pdf

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COURSE CODE: ACC 205 COURSE TITLE; BUSINESS LAW 1 COURSE UNIT ...

- Received English law - Equity - Statute of General Application - Judicial Precedent . ... (1990) Business Law in Nigeria 2ND Edition Lagos UNILAG Publisher. Morounfolu F. (1999): Business Law Study Manual 1st Edition Lagos Interterms Konsultancy

http://www.uniosun.edu.ng/Curriculum/Course%20Outline/Accounting/ACC%20205%20Course%20Outline.pdf

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NIGERIA - Country Governance Profile - African Development Bank

the Received English Common law, Nigerian Legislation, Customary law/Sharia law, and ... In Nigeria, four distinct systems of law are applicable—the Received English Common law, which is derived from its colonial past with Britain, ...

http://www.afdb.org/fileadmin/uploads/afdb/Documents/Project-and-Operations/Nigeria%20-%20Country%20Governance%20Profile%20EN.pdf

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Women and Land Rights Reforms in Nigeria - FIG Home Page

native law and custom, received English law and statutory law (Yakubu, 1985; Aluko op cit) 2.1 Native Law and Custom ... 2.3 Statutory Law In Northern Nigeria, the colonical administration through various enactments such as Native

https://fig.net/pub/accra/papers/ts09/ts09_04_aluko_amidu.pdf

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CRIME AND PUNISHMENT IN IGBO CUSTOMARY LAW: THE CHALLENGE OF ...

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT IN IGBO CUSTOMARY LAW: THE CHALLENGE OF NIGERIAN CRIMINAL ... The Igbo society of Nigeria has in its body of customary laws a rich ... customary criminal laws including that of the Igbo. Influenced by the received English system, ...

http://www.ajol.info/index.php/og/article/viewFile/57917/46285

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ANIEKWU NKOLIKA IJEOMA - University of Benin

aniekwu nkolika ijeoma department of public law faculty of law university of benin benin city nigeria the repugnancy doctrine and customary law in nigeria – a

http://www.uniben.edu/sites/default/files/abstracts/THE_REPUGNANCY_DOCTRINE_AND_CUSTOMARY_LAW_IN_NIGERIA_-_A_PROPOSAL_FOR_RESTATEMENT_AND_CODIFICATION..pdf

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STUDENTS COMPANION APRIL 2013 PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATION ...

ii “The received English law can be divided into three parts, viz: ... They become binding on Nigeria when ratified and enacted into law by the National Assembly. 6. Textbooks. ... FOUNDATION PRINCIPLES OF TAXATION

http://www.citn.org/resources_downloads/FOUNDATION%20-%20NEW%20SYLLABUS.pdf

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STRENGTHENING OF ANTI CORRUPTION COMMISSIONS AND LAWS IN ...

4.3.2 Received English Law ... English law extending to Nigeria is the law introduced into Nigeria directly by English legislation. 70 by Nigerian legislation. English law extending to Nigeria consists of statutes217 and subsidiary

http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/10526/1/STRENGTHENING_OF_ANTI_CORRUPTION_COMMISSIONS_AND_LAWS_IN_NIGERIA.pdf

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The History and Sources of Conflict of Laws in Nigeria ...

received English law. This work has shown some eclecticism, borrowing from history, ... sources of conflict of laws in Nigeria and Canada. ... Contact Information Please enter all the information below in BLOCK CAPITALS

http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/1913131/the_history_and_sources_of_conflict_of_laws_in.pdf

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The Mass Media, the Law and National Security: The Nigerian ...

reveal a kind of conformity with how the law has operated in Nigeria at various times. For example, the law under military regimes conforms to John ... customary law, received English law, judicial precedents and so on. From time to time, policies are enacted and

http://www.krepublishers.com/02-Journals/JSS/JSS-24-0-000-10-Web/JSS-24-2-000-10-Abst-PDF/JSS-24-2-121-10-983-Ibagere-E/JSS-24-2-121-10-983-Ibagere-E-Tt.pdf

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THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND THE 1999 CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL ...

Journal of the Nigeria English Studies Association (JNESA) 13:1 33 ... adoption wholesale of some of the English laws through the Received English laws. An example of the last is the English Common Laws. ... permitted to import the English law applicable into the Nigerian own legal

http://nigeriaenglish.org/content/v13/1/stella.pdf

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PROBLEM OF LEGAL EDUCATION IN NIGERIA - ::: Alimi & Co ...

knowledge of the rudiments of English law were appointed attorneys and granted licence to practice for six months. ... Legal Practitioners in Nigeria received their training overseas and were qualified as Barristers or Solicitors and thereafter enrolled at the Supreme Court.

http://www.alimiandco.com/publications/ACCREDITATION%20AND%20LEGAL%20EDUCATION%20IN%20NIGERIA.pdf

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Commercial litigation in Nigeria - The near future

Commercial litigation in Nigeria - The near future Written by Funke Adekoya SAN ... English system. Nigerian law consists basically of Nigerian legislation, the received English law (ie common law, ...

http://www.aelex.com/media/commercial-litigation-in-nigeria-the-near-future.pdf

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The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Corporate ...

Corporate Recovery & Insolvency 2009 ... Corporate Recovery & Insolvency www.ICLG.co.uk The International Comparative Legal Guide to: ÆLEX Alexiou & Kosmopoulos Law Firm Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro ... In those States in Nigeria which have retained the received English land law as at ...

http://www.aelex.com/media/files/INS09_Chapter-31_Nigeria.pdf

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The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Real Estate 2009

... The Received English Land Lawcomprises English principles of common law and doctrines of equity. It also ... real estate law in Nigeria - please give details. Yes. In Nigeria, the primary legislation on land is the Land Use Act.

http://www.babalakinandco.com/documents/RE09_Chapter%2041_Nigeria.pdf

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Alienations Under the Land Use Act and Express Declarations ...

Alienations Under the Land Use Act and Express Declarations of Trust in Nigeria Remigius N Nwabueze* Abstract Nigerian conveyancers routinely resort to powers of attorney and agreements to sell

http://www.corteidh.or.cr/tablas/R21992.pdf

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Adewale A. Olawoyin Introduction - Maritime Arbitrators ...

The genuflection to received English law without an appreciation of the ability and ... of the received rules in Nigeria meant that for many years most of the maritime disputes were not tried in Nigeria but abroad.

http://maanigeria.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/The-Impact-of-Foreign-Arbitration-and-Foreign-Jurisdiction-Clauses-on-the-Development-Maritime-Arbitration.pdf

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Arusha Conference,“New Frontiers of Social Policy”

REASSESSING CUSTOMARY LAW SYSTEMS AS A ... Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Tanzania, The Gambia ,Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe, were all colonized by the British and today have systems that combine customary/traditional African law, and received English or written Law. Cameroon was ...

http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTRANETSOCIALDEVELOPMENT/Resources/Kane.rev.pdf

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Contents

and the Received English Common Law in Nigeria and Ghana ..... 37 E.S. NWAUCHE Director of the Centre for African Legal Studies and Associate Professor of Law, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Nigeria. 4. Conflicts of Procedure ...

http://www.law.tulane.edu/WorkArea/DownloadAsset.aspx?id=14269

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Intellectual Property Law in Nigeria - Shyllon ...

2.3 The Received English Law . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 2.4 Background to the Copyright Act 1988 . . . . . . . . . . 34 2.5 Constitutional Provision on Copyright and Related ... Intellectual Property Law in Nigeria Created Date:

http://www.beck-shop.de/fachbuch/inhaltsverzeichnis/Shyllon-Intellectual-Property-Law-Nigeria-9783406512797_0305201206152968_ihv.pdf

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REVIEW OF LEGAL AND POLITICAL CHALLENGES TO THE DOMESTICATION ...

The country has a mixed legal system comprising the received English Law and Customary and Islamic laws. ... of the CPA provides for the applicability of the law outside Nigeria ... funds received in the course of campaign and elections.

http://www.afrimap.org/english/images/documents/TINigeria07.pdf

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Public Administration Country Profile - United Nations

NIGERIA Public Administration ... Based on English common law, Islamic Shariah law (only in some northern states), and ... Representatives election results are based on votes received from 346 of the 360 constituencies within Nigeria.

http://unpan1.un.org/intradoc/groups/public/documents/un/unpan023282.pdf

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Criminal Law Protection of Property: A Comparative Critique ...

... , had been decided under the English law, the appellant would have been convicted of stealing the land. ... Criminal Law in Nigeria (2nd edn., Ibadan : Spectrum Law Series, 2005) at 296. ... The definition of Stealing in Black’s Law Dictionary also uses the words: “Larceny, ...

http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/jpl/article/download/15302/10365

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Women’s Land Rights Handbook - Commonwealth Secretariat

and custom and received English law. Before 1875, the lands were ... According to case law in Nigeria, the Courts will only settle matrimonial property in favour of a woman if she establishes a personal contribution which may be measured as against the

http://www.secretariat.thecommonwealth.org/files/253838/FileName/Women'sLandRightsHandbook-Nigeria.pdf

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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA On Friday, the 13th Day of ...

ingredients of a valid sale and transfer of absolute title to a family land either under customary law or the received English ... High Court Rules of Eastern Nigeria then applicable at the time of trial at the Rivers State High Court, Okagbue & Ors v. Romaine (1982) ...

http://www.judgment.supremecourt.gov.ng/pdf.php?case_id=26

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PART 1 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION SKILLS AIMS

BUSINESS COMMUNICATION SKILLS AIMS: ... Received English Law (common law, doctrines of Equity, Statutes of General Application) ... Adeniji, O A. Law and Practice of Banking in Nigeria, University of Ile ife, Press, 2nd Edition 1995

http://www.cibng.org/admin/publications/SYLLABUS%20FOR%20CERTIFICATE%20IN%20BANKING%20PROGRAMME.pdf

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The Dynamics of Street Law and Community Awareness ...

Prof. Oluyemisi Bamgbose Dean of Law and Director, Women’s Law Clinic, Faculty of Law, ... Nigerians received legal training at British institutions having passed ... different faculties of law in Nigeria had to change.30 This was made possible by the

http://commongroundconference.info/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Olomola-Bamgbose-Paper.pdf

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The Legal Luminary - Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation

IMPACT OF THE COURT OF APPEAL JUDGEMENT IN SAVANNAH BANK OF NIGERIA PLC VS. CBN, NDIC & IGP The Court of Appeal Judgement in the above suit ... under the Received English Law. They were de-rived from the principle enunciated by Edward Coke that is ...

http://ndic.org.ng/files/luminary%20APRIL.pdf

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RESPONSES TO INFORMATION REQUESTS (RIRs)

The CLEEN Foundation has apparently received reports of women being flogged by hisbah groups for ... <http://www.udlst.dk/english/publications/ThePublications/fact_finding ... International Centre for Nigeria Law (ICNL). 17 June 2005. Correspondence received from a solicitor in the Legal ...

http://www.justice.gov/eoir//vll/country/canada_coi/nigeria/NGA100173.E.pdf

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The Development And Application of Sharia In Northern Nigeria ...

Customary Laws and enhances that of the received English Law when it provides that in case of conflict between the two, the provisions of the enacted received ... p. 25 of Islamic Law in Nigeria, ed. K. Rashid, for the text of this important Judgement. 8. See section 34 (i) High Court Law (N.N. Laws

http://library.fes.de/pdf-files/bueros/nigeria/50282.pdf

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NIGERIA - Werksmans

received in Nigeria. The rate of income tax in Nigeria is 30% of ... English law has a strong influence and forms a ... Intellectual Property in Nigeria Nigerian intellectual property law provides ample protection for

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1964.002.NFB 'The Interaction of English Law ... - Francis ...

1 See, e.g., Northern Region Nigeria High Court Law. N.R. No. 8 of 1955, s. 34. 2 "Western Nigeria Customary Courts Law, No. 26 of 1957, incorporated in Cap. 31 of }he 1959 Revision, s. 20 ... The received English law must always be applied so far only as the

http://www.francisbennion.com/pdfs/non-fb/1964/1964-002-nfb-daniels-w-c-ekow02.pdf

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Colonial Law in Tropical Africa: The Conflict Between English ...

... "Colonial Law in Tropical Africa: The Conflict Between English, Islamic and Customary Law,"Indiana Law Journal: Vol. 35: Iss. 4, Article 2. Available at:http://www.repository.law.indiana.edu/ilj/vol35/iss4/2. ... customary law (influenced as this has been, in part only, by the law of

http://www.repository.law.indiana.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3107&context=ilj

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Legal Education in Developing Countries: The Law of the Non ...

Most writers have agreed that the English common law became the "received" legal system of the colonies. ... Criminal Law Evidence University of Nigeria (1962).5 First Year Nigerian Legal Systems English Legal Systems English Constitutional Law Contract

http://digitalcommons.lmu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1027&context=ilr

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