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III. Relative Character of Public Policy
(18,310 words)

Volume III: Private International Law | Chapter 11 (1994): Public Policy

Completed October 1991, with a few more recent references.

Paul Lagarde

24. Need to consider the actual circumstances of the case. – Having concentrated its scrutiny on the substance of the foreign law indicated by the conflicts rule, the court must also consider the circumstances of the case before dismissing that…

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Paul Lagarde, “III. Relative Character of Public Policy”, 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 01 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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