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3 Common Law 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, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 16 October 2021

Subject(s):
Jurisdiction under the Common Law Rules — Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments — Applicable law — Rome Convention — Rome I Regulation and choice of law — Public policy — Jurisdiction under the Brussels I Regulation — Jurisdiction under the Brussels II Regulation — Jurisdiction under the traditional rules — Marriage — Burden of proof
3.01 The contents of this chapter are relevant and applicable in two classes, but two very different classes, of case. 3.02 The first, and much the more important, is when the issue in question is to be dealt with by reference to the common law rules of private international law: the contents of this chapter will be of direct relevance when the issue is one to which uniform, European, rules of private international law do not apply. That is to say, the contents of this chapter will apply when a court is dealing with most questions of title or right to property...
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