Statutes and Conventions on Private International Law
This collection is an up-to-date and relevant selection of statutes, conventions and other legal instruments in the area of Private International Law. As with the first edition, this book is specifically designed with undergraduate and postgraduate students in mind. This easy-to-use and reliable compendium of legal instruments should also prove particularly useful for the legal researcher who is interested in how Private International Law is applied in England and Wales.
It covers all legislative and international rules dealing with: General Concepts in Private International Law; Domicile; Jurisdiction; Choice of Law in Contract; Choice of Law in Tort; Choice of Law in Property and Succession; Family Law; Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments and Arbitral Awards.
New developments covered by this edition include: the EU Regulation on Jurisdiction and the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters 2000 ('Brussels I'); the Council Regulation on Jurisdiction and Enforcement of Judgments in Matters of Parental Responsibility ('Brussels II'); the EU Regulation on Cross-Border Insolvency; the Adoption (Intercountry Aspects) Act 1999; the Adoption and Children Act 2002 and the Civil Procedure Rules 1998.
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Administration of Justice Act 1920
Adoption Intercountry Aspects Act 1999
Arbitration Act 1996
Arbitration International Investment Disputes Act 1966
Bills of Exchange Act 1882
Children Act 1989
Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982
Civil Procedure Rules 1998
Foreign Limitation Periods Act 1984
Latent Damage Act 1986
Limitation Act 1980
Marriage Act 1949
Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984
Protection of Trading Interests Act 1980
Recognition of Trusts Act 1987
Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977
Commissioners for Oaths Act 1889
Consular Relations Act 1968
Contracts Applicable Law Act 1990
Contracts Rights of Third Parties Act 1999
Domestic Proceedings and Magistrates Courts Act 1978
Evidence Colonial Statutues Act 1907
Foreign Corporations Act 1991