The Conflict of Laws in India: Inter-Territorial and Inter-Personal Conflict

Hardcover | May 15, 2011

byV. C. Govindaraj

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Conflict of laws, or private international law, is an increasingly important subject of study due to increasing movement and relocation of large number of people from one jurisdiction to another for personal and professional reasons. Despite the existence of rules and principles, there is ageneral uncertainty on issues such as commercial transactions, family law relationship, personal law subjects, and laws relating to property. This book is a detailed and up-to-date study of conflict of laws and focuses on its three main areas? the law of obligations, law of property, and law ofpersons. The book provides fresh perspectives on the subject and analyses its significance in the dynamic contemporary world. The work not only lucidly examines the inter-territorial conflicts but also lays a special emphasis on inter-personal disputes in the Indian context. The work also evaluates the roleof various international instruments and conventions including The Hague Convention on private international law designed to resolve international conflicts. The book also discusses critical issues such as habitual residence, domicile, and obligations for shaping foreign contracts and torts.

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Conflict of laws, or private international law, is an increasingly important subject of study due to increasing movement and relocation of large number of people from one jurisdiction to another for personal and professional reasons. Despite the existence of rules and principles, there is ageneral uncertainty on issues such as commerci...

V.C. Govindaraj is former Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Delhi. He taught at the University for 35 years.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:416 pages, 8.43 × 5.51 × 0.98 inPublished:May 15, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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DedicationPreface1. Introduction2. Exclusion of Foreign Law3. Consecutive Stages of Conflict of Laws4. Domicile and Residence5. The Law of Obligations6. Negotiable Instruments7. Part I - Marriage and Divorce, Part II - Law Relating to Children8. Validity of Marriage - Could it be deemed an Omnific Concept in Conflicts Resolution of Related Issues9. Law of Property10. 1. Insolvency2. Corporations11. 1. Foreign Judgments - Recognition and Enforcement2. Foreign Arbitral Awards and Foreign Judgments based upon such Awards - A Juridical Inquiry12. Procedure13. The Hague Convention on Private International Law - An Appraisal14. The Trend-Setting Developments in Conflict of LawsAnnexuresBibliography