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

1. The term “judicial remedies” is to be understood as meaning in this chapter that legal relief which the legal system guarantees in a judicial proceeding for the enforcement or the defence of substantive rights. The relationship of legal relief with substantive law will be discussed below (infra subch. I).

Legal relief is required in the first place in the case of injury to individual rights, so-called retaliatory relief. Of primary importance here is the enforcem…

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Arwed Blomeyer, “Introduction”, 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 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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