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III. The Contributions of Writers
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Volume X: Restitution - Unjust Enrichment and Negotiorum Gestio | Chapter 1: Introduction

Completed May 2005

Peter Schlechtriem

6. – While innumberable decisions of courts in the legal systems of countries that were considered here, have added to the rules and principles reported, the courts, in general, have abstained from constructing and promulgating theoretical frameworks, although some judges certainly had such frameworks in the back of their minds, when they consciously redefined – and often pushed further …

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Peter Schlechtriem, “III. The Contributions of Writers”, 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 26 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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