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9 Property

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: 20 September 2021

9.01 The law of property is, in many of its areas, still governed by common law rules of private international law rather than by uniform European rules.1 It is true that the European Union has begun to legislate for the private international law of property rights insofar as these arise on marriage and on death, though the United Kingdom has so far exercised its privilege to stand aside from these examples of harmonization; when we reach those areas of law in which the European Union has acted or proposed to act, it will still be necessary to say something about...
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