Anguilla
(1,390 words)

I. Historical, Legal, and Social Background

What is now the British Overseas Territory of Anguilla came under British control in the 17th century and British sovereignty was confirmed by the Treaty of Breda 1666 after a period of French occupation. Until 1969, Anguilla was always administered as part of another jurisdiction …

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David McClean, “Anguilla”, in: Encyclopedia of Law and Religion, General Editor Gerhard Robbers. Consulted online on 26 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-9749_elr_COM_000037>
First published online: 2015



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