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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Nygh's Conflict of Laws in Australia 9th ed isbn 9780409332124

Nygh's Conflict of Laws in Australia 8th ed

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ISBN13: 9780409325812
New Edition ISBN: 9780409332124
Previous Edition ISBN: 0409314846
Published: February 2010
Publisher: LexisNexis Australia
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print
Paperback edition out of print, ISBN13 9780409325805

The eighth edition of Nygh's Conflict of Laws in Australia provides an authoritative and comprehensive coverage of the three main areas of private international law: jurisdiction, choice of law, and recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards.

The section on jurisdiction and procedure has been expanded to reflect the increased significance in practice of disputes in those areas. The text also covers the legislation and civil procedure rules of all Australian jurisdictions as well as important common law developments.

Important Features:-

  • Provides clear explanations of complex concepts to help guide the reader through difficult issues
  • Each topic is introduced with substantial commentary which outlines the relevant issues and questions

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Conflict of Laws, Other Jurisdictions , Australia
1. Introduction to the Subject
2. Conflicts within Australia
3. Jurisdiction in Personam
4. Interlocutory Relief
5. Federal and Admiralty Jurisdiction
6. Cross-Vested Jurisdiction
7. Forum Selection and Arbitration Agreements
8. Restraint of Local Proceedings: Clearly Inappropriate Forum
9. Restraint of Foreign Proceedings: Anti-Suit Injunctions
10. State of Immunity, Act of State and Non-Justiciability
11. Obtaining Evidence from Overseas
12. Choice of Law Theories
13. The Personal Connecting Factor
14. Characterisation and the Selection of the Lex Causae
15. Renvoi and the Incidental Question
16. Substance and Procedure
17. The Pleading and Proof of Foreign Law
18. Exclusion of Foreign Laws and Institutions
19. Contracts
20. Torts
21. Restitutionary Claims and Equitable Obligations
22. Negotiable Instruments
23. International Monetary Obligations
24. The Meaning of Marriage
25. The Creation of a Valid Marriage
26. Principal Relief: Dissolution, Annulment, Declarations and Legal Separation
27. Matrimonial Property and Financial Relief
28. The Welfare of Children
29. The Status of Children
30. Adoption
31. Mental Incapacity
32. Property: Preliminary Matters
33. Transactions between Living Persons
34. Trusts
35. Corporations
36. Bankruptcy and Corporate Insolvency
37. Administration of Deceased Estates
38. Succession
39. Choice of Law in Arbitration
40. Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments at Common Law
41. Enforcement of Foreign Judgments by Statute
42. Enforcement of Judgments within Australia
43. Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards