The codification of private international law: the Belgian experience

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    Reviews the efforts by European countries since the twentieth century to create codified systems of private international law both with respect to domestic legislation and international private law relations. Examines the objectives of the Belgian Code of private international law 2004, and discusses its provisions relating to jurisdiction, choice of law, family law.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)499-519
    Number of pages21
    JournalInternational and Comparative Law Quarterly
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2005


    • Conflict of laws
    • Family law
    • International law
    • Jurisdiction
    • Choice of law
    • Codification
    • Belgium


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