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The condition of foreigners in the family law of Cameroon

Valeri Lesmont Bahoken ()
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Valeri Lesmont Bahoken: Faculty of Law and Political Science, University of Douala, Cameroon

Juridical Tribune (Tribuna Juridica), 2016, vol. 6, issue Special, pages 167-185

Abstract: The preamble of the constitution of Cameroon enshrines the principle of assimilation of foreigners into nationals through the Family law. However in concrete terms, this constitutional provision is undermined (limited, hindered) by a number of political and sociological constraints. The foreigner faces limitations in enjoying the said rights as well as in creating them. It is therefore necessary to amend the Cameroonian legislation so that it complies fully with the exigencies (requirements, needs) of fundamental rights, the construction of the universal human being (man in general), who will be governed by the same rules everywhere.

Keywords: foreigner; national; constitution; infra-constitutional norms; public order; enjoyment of rights; creation of rights. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: K36 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016
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