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Likosky, Michael (2003) 'Dual Legal Orders: From Colonialism to High Technology.' Global Jurist Topics, 3 (2).

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Abstract

This article begins by discussing the genesis of a free zone on a small island in the Straits archipelagos, tracing its development from a free port to an export processing zone and most recently to a science park. Throughout its life as a free zone, this island has comprised a transnational commercial domain of a dual legal order. A dual legal order comprises two domains, a transjurisdictional commercial and local political. Here we focus on a particular type of transjurisdictional commercial domain--the free zone. Three historical forms of zone receive attention, the free port, export processing zone and the science park. Various manifestations geographically and temporally are elaborated. In conclusion, a number of observations are then made concerning dual legal orders and free zones.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Legacy Departments > Faculty of Law and Social Sciences > School of Law
ISSN: 1535167X
Copyright Statement: ©2003 by the authors. This is the published version of record. For information on re-use, please refer to the publisher’s terms and conditions.
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.2202/1535-167X.1087
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2007 13:37
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/2695

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