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V. Scandinavian Countries
(15,894 words)

Volume XVI: Civil Procedure | Chapter 6 (1984): Ordinary Proceedings in First Instance

Scandinavian Countries: Completed in December 1982

Benjamin Kaplan and Kevin M. Clermont, Alphonse Kohl, Hans Schima † and Hans Hoyer, Edmund Wengerek †, Per Olof Ekelöf, Enrique Vescovi, Mauro Cappelletti and Bryan Garth

Per Ekelöf1

A. Introduction

334. Historical background. – To have an adequate idea of first instance procedure in the Scandinavian countries it is necessary to say something about …

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Per Olof Ekelöf, “V. Scandinavian Countries”, 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 24 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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