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2 European Rules of Private International Law

From: Private International Law in English Courts

Adrian Briggs

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 20 May 2022

Applicable law — Non-contractual obligations — Rome Convention — Rome I Regulation and choice of law — Public policy — Jurisdiction under the Brussels I Regulation — Jurisdiction under the Brussels II Regulation — Anti-suit injunctions — Habitual residence — Burden of proof
2.01 The contents of this chapter are relevant and applicable when the rules of private international law which the English court may be called upon to apply are rules of European private international law, given legal force in England by virtue of the European Communities Act 1972. They are statutory rules of private international law made outside the United Kingdom, taking effect in English law and in the other national laws of the other Member States to move the Member States towards a harmonized, or uniform, private international law. 2.02 There is therefore...
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