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I. Introduction
(2,723 words)

Volume XVII: State and Economy | Chapter 11 (1980): Legal Consequences of State Regulation

Completed in 1973; however, certain subsequent developments have been taken into account.

Ernst Steindorff

The legal effects of the rules of economic law usually follow one of two different principles.

A. Specific Sanctions

1. Almost all legal systems contain numerous statutes or regulations relating to economic activities which prescribe specifi…

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Ernst Steindorff, “I. Introduction”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 25 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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