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IV. Limits of the Application of Foreign Law
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Volume III: Private International Law | Chapter 21 (1977): Property

Completed in December 1974

Gian C. Venturini

15. Public law of the forum. – It remains to examine the possible limits of the application of foreign law imposed by the law of the forum. A first restriction may result from the existence in the forum of rules of public law, or of rules which arrogate to themselves a sphere of absolute and exclusive application for purposes attributed to them, with the result that the ordinary conflict rules must be modified. It is true that in the greater part of these cases the lex fori is identica…

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Gian C. Venturini, “IV. Limits of the Application of Foreign Law”, 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 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-4021_IECO_COM_032104>
First published online: 2018



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