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III. Preventive Remedies
(12,508 words)

Volume XVI: Civil Procedure | Chapter 4 (1983): Types of Relief Available (Judicial Remedies)

Completed on 1 January 1980

Arwed Blomeyer

82. Classification. – While repressive judicial relief presupposes legal injury already committed by the defendant, preventive judicial relief is supposed to serve to avert future legal injury. Various means are at plaintiff’s disposal. The mildest is the action for a judicial determination of legal relationships, i.e.…

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Arwed Blomeyer, “III. Preventive Remedies”, 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 22 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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