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International Survey of Family Law 2003

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ISBN13: 9780853088660
ISBN: 0853088667
Published: June 2003
Publisher: Family Law
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



This survey is the International Society of Family Law's annual review of developments in family law across the world. The 2003 edition contains contributions from 26 countries, providing a complete picture of family law across the world today.

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Subjects:
Family Law
Contents:
Articles; annual review of international family law, Gillian Douglas and Nigel Lowe; Angola - challenges for the Angolan family code, Maria Do Carmo Medina; Argentina - the socio-economic crisis and its repercussions for children and families, Cecilia P. Grosman and Ana Maria Chechile; Australia - of courts and cash - Australian family law in 2001, Frank Bates; Brazil - same-sex couples, Maria Berenice Dias; Canada - children, same-sex marriage and cohabitation, Martha Bailey; Croatia - the canonic marriage - revision of Croatian family law and its conflict of laws implications, Vesna Tomtijenovic; the Czech Republic - adoption in the Czech Republic - reform in the light of the child welfare laws; England and Wales - the influence of human rights and cultural issues, Mary Welstead; France - work in hand for the reform of French family law, Sylvie Ferre-Andre, Adeline Gouttenoire-Cornut and Hugues Fulchiron; Germany - improving the position of women in German family law - the Violence Protection Act of 2002 and landmark decisions in maintenance law, Nina Dethloff; Ghana - family law in Ghana under the Constitution 1992, Gordon R. Woodman; Hungary - Hungarian matrimonial property law, Martha Doczi; Republic of Ireland - the child and the state, Paul Ward; Italy - post-mortem artificial insemination in Italy - a case study, Antonello Miranda; Japan - turning to the point where society needs to ""co-operate"" and ""co-ordinate"" for the ""Commonweal"" - developments in family law in Japan 2001, Teiko Tamaki; The Netherlands - bumper issue - all you ever wanted to know about Dutch family law (and were afraid to ask), Ian Sumner and Caroline Forder; New Zealand - from parental relocation, rights and responsibilities to ""relationship"" property, Bill Atkin; Nigeria - development in family law and welfare services in Nigeria (1997-2002), Bolaji Owasanoye; Norway - challenges to an established paternity - radical changes in Norwegian law, Peter Lodrup; Papua New Guinea - incest and marriage prohibitions - implications of recent changes to the law against incest under Papua New Guinea's criminal code, John Y. Luluaki; Scotland - some dreams realised, some disappointments, Elaine E. Sutherland; Spain - de facto unions revisited, Gabriel Garcia Cantero; Sweden - minor amendments and statutory proposals - Brussels II, same sex adoption and other matters, Ake Saldeen; Switzerland - abortion, registered partnership and other matters, Olivier Guillod; The United States - unconventional relations - developments in family law in the United States of America in 2001, Lynn D. Wardle; Yugoslavia - maintenance duties of parents towards children, Olga Cvejic Jancic; Zambia - inheritance conflicts over the matrimonial home - safeguarding the family against homelessness, Chuma Himonga.