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Part I General and Introduction, 3 From What Date Do the Instruments Apply?

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: 14 April 2024

3.01 In this chapter, we consider when the instruments came into force and to which legal proceedings they applied. The question when they ceased to apply in the United Kingdom after Brexit is discussed in Chapter 1.1 3.02 Brussels 2012 adopts a rather confusing distinction between entry into force and application. Most English lawyers might think these two terms mean the same thing. However, this is not the case in the European Union. The term entry into force concerns the date on which the measure is officially law; application relates to its practical effect....
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