III. Disappearance
(14,989 words)

Volume IV: Persons and Family | Chapter 2 (1995): Persons

Andreas Heldrich and Anton F. Steiner1

A. Introduction

i. Case Types and Definition

41. Death and disappearance. – The legal personality of a person comes to an end everywhere on death. A dead person ceases to be a holder of rights and duties, his or her estate is distributed among heirs, and any extant marriage is dis…

Cite this page
Andreas Heldrich and Anton F. Steiner, “III. Disappearance”, 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 16 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-4021_IECO_COM_040203>
First published online: 2018

▲   Back to top   ▲