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IV. The Legal System Serving as a Standard
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Volume III: Private International Law | Chapter 11 (1994): Public Policy

Completed October 1991, with a few more recent references.

Paul Lagarde

52. The problem defined. – To give “concrete” expression to public policy, to adopt the terminology of Jayme,1 involves as stated previously (supra s. 4) a process in three broad stages: (1) the court must first consider the foreign law in question (supra s. 5 ss.), (2) then the circumstances of the case which disclose the relative nature of public policy (supra s. 24 ss.) and, finally, (3) it must relate the result to a legal system …

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Paul Lagarde, “IV. The Legal System Serving as a Standard”, 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 12 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-4021_IECO_COM_031104>
First published online: 2018



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