oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - The shifting sands of Allegiance and Treason in Rhodesia



It can be accepted that no-one can be convicted of treason under English law unless he owes allegiance to the Crown. The common law of Rhodesia is Roman-Dutch law, but as the present dispute concerns the position of the Crown in relation to its Government in Rhodesia, the dispute should be governed by the rules of English constitutional law.


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