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The Customary and Statutory Law of Marriage in Nigeria - JSTOR

But since English Common Law is part of the received English law in Nigeria the minimum ages required for the bride and the bridegroom would seem to be twelve and fourteen years, respectively. This is clearly ...

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

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

... The received English law, comprising (i) the common law, (ii) the doctrines of equity; and (iii) statutes of general applications in force in England on January 1, 1990. (d ... Nigeria Labour Law developed from English common law.

http://nou.edu.ng/NOUN_OCL/pdf/Laws/LAW%20231%20LABOUR%20LAW%20I.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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The Interaction of English Law with Customary Law in West Africa

THE INTERACTION OF ENGLISH LAW WITH CUSTOMARY LAW IN WEST AFRICA By W. C. EKow DANIELS * IN spite of the circumstances under which English law was received

http://www.jstor.org/stable/756207

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The Indigenous Land Tenure and Nationalization of Land in Nigeria

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. See A.O. OBILADE, THE NIGERIAN LEGAL SYSTEM 18 (Sweet and Maxwell, London, 1979).

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

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The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Employment ...

The main sources of employment Law in Nigeria are (a) ... (Cap. 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 ... the employee would have received if the employment ...

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

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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 ... See Nwogugu E.I., Family Law in Nigeria, op.cit., p.386. 11 Inheritance under customary law, including Islamic law,10

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

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NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION - MIKE IGBOKWE(SAN) & CO

SECTION ON BUSINESS LAW MARITIME LAW COMMITTEE ... from port to port but through the received English law, Nigeria now has its Admiralty ... 1.14 In Nigeria, an admiralty action in rem is available and may be brought against a ship ...

http://mikeigbokwe.com/new1/NIGERIAN%20BAR%20ASSOCIATION.pdf

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Nigeria - International Bar Association

received English laws, local laws (legislative enactments), ... states incorporated the provisions of the Administration of Estate Law of Western Nigeria 1959. Where certain persons have applied for a grant of letters of administration in respect of an estate and

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

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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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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. 2.0 OBJECTIVES This ... trust in English law and consequently in Nigeria are no exception. The

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

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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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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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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 and became the last British Army Act in Nigeria before ... Law and Security in Nigeria: The Role of the Military 88 9. Brigadier General Ben Bona Aindigh: “The

http://www.nials-nigeria.org/pub/LBrigadierGeneralOgah.pdf

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

the English corporate law in Nigeria has not been efficacious. While many firms use the appellation, limited liability ... Thus, in contradistinction to the received English law, title to the land is not vested in the leader but in the corporate unit, which comprises the living dead, ...

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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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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STUDENTS COMPANION APRIL 2013 PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATION ...

NIGERIA (Chartered Institute by Act No. 76 of 1992) STUDENTS’ COMPANION APRIL 2013 PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATION FOUNDATION ... ii “The received English law can be divided into three parts, viz: Common Law, Doctrine of Equity and Status of General Application.”

http://www.citn.org/resources_downloads/FOUNDATION%20-%20NEW%20SYLLABUS.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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ANIEKWU NKOLIKA IJEOMA - University of Benin

FACULTY OF LAW UNIVERSITY OF BENIN BENIN CITY NIGERIA THE REPUGNANCY DOCTRINE AND CUSTOMARY LAW IN NIGERIA – A ... subject to the applicable customary law or the received English law, and the admissibility of local laws and Statutes in customary courts. Title: ANIEKWU NKOLIKA IJEOMA

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

received English law. This work has shown some eclecticism, borrowing from history, jurisprudence, constitutional law, and conflict of laws. ... sources of conflict of laws in Nigeria and Canada. Chapter 6 focuses on the special problems of conflict of laws in Nigeria engendered by its

http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/1913131/the_history_and_sources_of_conflict_of_laws_in.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 . WEEK 3- 4 Organisation of Nigerian Court ... Hicks, Andrew, Nigeria Law of Hire Purchase, Ahmadu Bellow University, Zaria. ICAN Study Pack (2006). “ Insurance Law in Nigeria”.

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

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The Quality of Justice is Strained-final draft

English law was introduced into Nigeria by Nigerian legislature. The English law received includes the common law, the doctrines of equity and the statutes of general application made before January 01, 1900 and extended to Nigeria, which are not yet ...

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

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

the received English system, its negative attitude to spiritualism in which most of the customary practices are immersed gives an added fillip to this disregard. ... Criminal Law in Nigeria, sees punishment simpliciter as the object of Criminal Law 1.

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

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LawPavilion Electronic Law Report (LPELR) - ITA PETER OKON v ...

land under the received English law "There is a distinction in law between sale of ... Practical Approach to Law of Real property in Nigeria (Second Edition) (Lagos: Ecowatch Publications Nig Ltd, 2007) 448 - 449; I.E. Sagay, Nigerian Law of Contract (Second

http://lawpavilionpersonal.com/ipad/books/22648.pdf

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Legal Education and Human Rights in a Global Age

In Nigeria, English law is also a source of law, this was due to British colonization of Nigeria. Such laws are called Received English Law and it includes: the Statute of general application in force in England on January 1, 1900, the Doctrine of Equity,

http://www.mcser.org/images/stories/MJSS-Special-issues/MJSS-January-2012/florence-n-anumba.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

http://www.fig.net/pub/accra/papers/ts09/ts09_04_aluko_amidu.pdf

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Commercial Litigation in Nigeria - The near future

Commercial litigation in Nigeria - The near future Written by Funke Adekoya SAN ... Nigerian law consists basically of Nigerian legislation, the received English law (ie common law, English statutes of general application in force in England as at 1 January 1900, and the doctrines of equity) ...

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

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

Other sources of law in Nigeria include legislations, customary law, received English law, judicial precedents and so on. From time to time, policies are enacted and various bodies established to continuously remind us to fall into line in the protection of

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

to what system of law (customary or received English law) would provide the rule of decision.10 The observations of the Privy Council in Amodu Tijani ... 9 For a detailed analysis of the pre-1978 land law in Nigeria, see TO Elias Nigerian Land Law

http://www.corteidh.or.cr/tablas/R21992.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. ... Local Common law in Nigeria comprises of Customary Law, English Common Law adopted and applied by Nigerian Courts and Nigerian Case Law.

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

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The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Corporate ...

Alexiou & Kosmopoulos Law Firm Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro ... Nigeria 1 Issues Arising When a Company is in ... contractual lien or a pledge. Mortgage In those States in Nigeria which have retained the received English land law as at 1900, a mortgage can be created over a company’s

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

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

English law and practice as attorneys. With this, ... From 1913 till 1963, Legal Practitioners in Nigeria received their training overseas ... The first faculty of law in Nigeria was established in 1961 at

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

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L’uniformité du droit du contrat de transport ...

», New directions in international trade law, 2ème congrès Unidroit, Rome 9-15/09/1976, New York, Oceana Publication, 1977, p. 19. 37 H. BAUER, « Les traités et les règles de droit international privé matériel », RCDIP 1966, p. 546 et 547.

http://www.acicol.com/__temp/Dr.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”

... 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 partly British, partly French. In Lesotho ...

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

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The Legal Framework For Economic Integration, Trade and ...

Law Countries like Nigeria are five: (1) The national constitution of a country may contain some guiding principles and ... The Received English Law:- divided into the common law, the doctrines of equity and the Statutes of general application. (3) ...

http://www.icidr.org/ijedri_vol3no2_august2012/The%20Legal%20Framework%20for%20Economic%20Integration,%20Trade%20and%20Investment%20in%20Ecowas%20Sub-region.pdf

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

III. Criminalization and law enforcement. 3. ... The country has a mixed legal system comprising the received English Law and Customary and Islamic laws. ... S.66 [1] of the CPA provides for the applicability of the law outside Nigeria

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

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FOR - [!] HaCkeD By b4tchFw34k

... The Received English Law Customary Law (A) Introduction (B) ... Nigeria, the Head of Department of the Applicant not below General Manager or equivalent status or a legal Practitioner. DECLARATION BY REFEREE I, ...

http://cia.ng/Resources/Forms,syllabus%20and%20training%20programmes%20Part%201.pdf

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Public Administration Country Profile - United Nations

Based on English common law, Islamic Shariah law (only in some northern states ... Representatives election results are based on votes received from 346 of the 360 constituencies within Nigeria. (ElectionGuide.org ... Nigeria Law http://www.nigeria-law.org/ 7.2 Miscellaneous sites Institution ...

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

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INHERITANCE LAWS & WOMENS PROPERTY RIGHTS – HOW JUST?

succession under received English law and local statutes; and succession under ... In the Northern parts of Nigeria, the common source of customary law relating to this issue is the Holy Quran and the Hadith i.e. Islamic law. Under this system, ...

http://www.greatbrakriver.com/mmf2009/downloads/Inheritance%20Laws%20and%20Women%27s%20Property%20Rights.pdf

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PART 1 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION SKILLS AIMS

... Received English Law (common law, doctrines of Equity, Statutes of General Application) Customary Law, Islamic Law. ... 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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Criminal Law Protection of Property: A Comparative Critique ...

Received: April 6, 2011 Accepted: October 9, 2011 Published: March 1, 2012 doi ... This law can be distinguished from the principle under the English Criminal Law, ... Criminal Law in Nigeria (2nd edn., Ibadan : Spectrum Law Series, 2005) at 296.

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

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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 law. ... 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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Women’s Land Rights Handbook - Commonwealth Secretariat

and custom and received English law. Before 1875, the lands were held by the Governor General on behalf of the British Crown. In ... In addition, customary law in Nigeria prohibits the marriage of a man with persons to whom he is related through marriage. In

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

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Law & Society 2 - Kenna Partners

... received English laws (Common law, doctrines of equity and Statutes of general application in force in England on January 1, 1900) international law; Islamic law; and judicial precedents. The learned author extensively explained these various sources of the Nigeria law and the ...

http://kennapartners.com/booksummary/Law%20&%20Society.pdf

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The English Language of the Nigerian Police

... Umunya, Anambra State, Nigeria. The English Language of the Nigerian Police *UDO VICTORIA CHINWE ... recent years can be seen as the native outcrop of its received attention and recognition ... the Nigeria police force a law enforcement agency under the Federal Republic of Nigeria ...

http://www.questjournals.org/jrhss/papers/vol2-issue7/B270911.pdf

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The Dynamics of Street Law and Community Awareness ...

... Nigerians received legal training at British institutions having passed ... given training of the English legislations and case laws and were not knowledgeable in ... recognized and accredited Faculties of Law in Nigeria, students who wish to practice

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

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