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Conflict of Laws 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9781859412855
ISBN: 1859412858
Published: April 1999
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



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Few areas of English law have experienced a greater degree of change in the last decade than the conflict of laws. The speed of modern communications and the increasing impact of membership of the European Union have contributed to a flood of case law in the higher courts. The Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982 (in force from 1987). the Contracts (Applicable Law) Act 1990 and the Private International Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1995 have served to effect a revolution in a subject previously dominated by a limited number of common law judgments.

The late Raymond Smith's first edition of Conflict of Laws appeared in 1994 and introduced the English conflict of laws to those unfamiliar with this increasingly important area of law. For the second edition. the book has been expanded and updated to include the considerable changes in case law and legislation that have occurred since 1994 and aims to provide the student with a comprehensive guide to the subject.

The text considers the general principles of English private international law before examining the major areas of conflict law - jurisdiction and the recognition of judgments; the law of obligations; family law; and

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Subjects:
Conflict of Laws
Contents:
The Possibilities For Choice Of Law
Domicile
Classification
The Incidental Question
Substance And Procedure
Renvoi
The Proof Of Foreign Law
Exclusion Of Foreign Law
The Jurisdiction Of The English Courts: An Introduction
Jurisdiction: The Traditional Rules
Stays Of English Proceedings And The Restraining Of Foreign Proceedings
Jurisdiction Under The Brussels And Lugano Conventions
Recognition And Enforcement Of Foreign Judgments: The Traditional Rules
Recognition And Enforcement Under The Brussels And Lugano Conventions
The Law Of Contract
The Law Of Tort
Marriage
Matrimonial Causes
Children
Property.