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Foreign law: South Africa & Africa

South Africa & Africa Legal System

Map of African countriesThis guide provides resources for South Africa and selected African nations.

To find out more about the legal systems of South Africa, see Researching South African Law (GlobaLex)

For African nations, see the individual country research guides under Foreign Law on GlobaLex.

For a comprehensive guide to legal research, see the University of Melbourne South African Legal Research guide.


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Key databases


Search for journal articles about Africa and South Africa in the Library's journal databases or Google Scholar.