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Part I General and Introduction, 2 International and Territorial Application

From: Civil Jurisdiction and Judgements in Europe: The Brussels I Regulation, the Lugano Convention, and the Hague Choice of Court Convention (2nd Edition)

Trevor Hartley

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 10 December 2023

2.01 In this chapter, we start our consideration of the scope of the instruments. This is an important question because if a case is outside their scope, they will not apply. The concept of ‘scope’ is a complicated one with many different aspects. We first consider the international and territorial aspects: the rule that the instruments apply only in situations with an international element and the fact that they apply only to particular territories. 2.02 None of the instruments applies unless the case contains an international element.1 Although not expressly...
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