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I. Terminology, Purpose and History
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Volume V: Succession | Chapter 9 (2002): Succession to Agricultural Property

Completed on 31 Dec. 2001

Karl Kroeschell and Wolfgang Winkler

A. Undivided Succession

i. Economic and Social Issues

1. Introduction. – The view that the inheritance of agricultural property should be regulated by special rules differing from those in the general law of succession has enjoyed widespread acceptance, especially in central and northern european countries, for some considerable time. The principle of real subdivision of an …

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Karl Kroeschell and Wolfgang Winkler, “I. Terminology, Purpose and History”, 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 05 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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