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II. Existence and Capacity of Natural Persons
(19,142 words)

Volume III: Private International Law | Chapter 15 (1972): Persons

Completed 31 Oct. 1968, with additions up to 31 Dec. 1970.

Alfred E. von Overbeck

A. In General

8. Following art. 3 par. 3 of the french Civil Code which states:

“The laws concerning the status and the capacity of persons apply to all French nationals, even when they reside abroad”

numerous statutory provisions refer to capacity. The literature in many countries and a s…

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Alfred E. von Overbeck, “II. Existence and Capacity of Natural Persons”, 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 17 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-4021_IECO_COM_031502>
First published online: 2018



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