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II. Legal Situations Abroad Considered as Facts under Applicable Law
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Volume III: Private International Law | Chapter 7 (1988): The Law Applicable to Preliminary (Incidental) Questions

Completed in December 1986

Wilhelm Wengler

7. Relevance of factual situations produced by the law to be applied in a foreign country. – It is not unusual that, among the facts which a norm posits as a condition for a legal consequence to occur, the following are taken into consideration: The probability that the failure to fulfill a legal duty forming part of a legal relationship will result in sanctions enforced by th…

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Wilhelm Wengler, “II. Legal Situations Abroad Considered as Facts under Applicable Law”, 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 15 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-4021_IECO_COM_030702>
First published online: 2018



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