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17 The Scope of the Law Applicable

From: The Rome I Regulation on the Law Applicable to Contractual Obligations

Michael McParland

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 07 December 2022

Subject(s):
Choice of law clauses — Rome Convention — Rome I Regulation and choice of law

This chapter explains Article 12 of the Rome I Regulation. Article 12 provides that the law applicable to a contract by virtue of this Regulation shall govern in particular: (a) interpretation; (b) performance; (c) within the limits of the powers conferred on the court by its procedural law, the consequences of a total or partial breach of obligations, including the assessment of damages in so far as it is governed by rules of law; (d) the various ways of extinguishing obligations, and prescription and limitation of actions; and (e) the consequences of nullity of the contract.

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