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V. Separation of Ownership and Control
(19,728 words)

Volume IV: Persons and Family | Chapter 4 (1980): Interspousal Relations

Completed in June 1975. Some significant subsequent developments have been taken into account.

Max Rheinstein, Mary Ann Glendon

A. Characteristics and Scope

168. Characteristics of the system. – The systems here under discussion are characterized by the fact that so far as the ownership and control of property are concerned, one starts out from the premise that husband and wife ar…

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Max Rheinstein and Mary Ann Glendon, “V. Separation of Ownership and Control”, 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 29 November 2021 <>
First published online: 2018

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