Conflict of Laws. Unit 28. Compare the following situations:. Topics to be decided:. the court jurisdiction (Does an English court have the competence to hear and determine a case?)
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the court jurisdiction (Does an English court have the competence to hear and determine a case?)
the selection of the appropriate rules of a system of law (English or foreign?) – the rules governing this selection are known as “choice of law”
the recognition and enforcement of judgements rendered by foreign courts
involving more than
TERRITORY: state, province, canton...
Conflict of laws means discordance between the laws of one country and another, as applied to the same subject-matter,...
Rules of law have been developed to deal with conflict of laws, rules for determining which country’s courts are the appropriate forum for the dispute, and which country’s law is the appropriate law for the resolution of the dispute.
J. E. Penner: The Law Student’s Dictionary, Oxford, 2008
A)in common law system
- a branch of international law that regulates all lawsuits
involving a "foreign" law element
B)in civil law system
- a law branch of internal legal system dealing with
1) the determination of which state law is
applicable to situations crossing out the borders
of one particular state and involving a "foreign"
2) the international civil procedure and international
commercial arbitration (collisions of jurisdiction,
conflict of jurisdictions).
a) A corresponds with B over the internet. They agree the joint purchase of land in Switzerland, currently ownedbyC, but they never physically meet.
- conflictoflaws – privateinternationallaw
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Read part II of this law “APPROPRIATE LAW” and make notes about different situations and the rules about the applicability of law refering to them (e.g. Custody, contract, marriage).