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Private International Law (Conflict of Laws)

Private International Law (Conflict of Laws)

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  • Author(s): Dr. S.R. Myneni
  • Brand: Asia Law House
  • Edition: 1 Ed Reprint 2018
  • ISBN 13 9789386730435
  • Approx. Pages 464 + Contents
  • Format Paperback
  • Delivery Time Normally 7-9 working days

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Description
International Law has broadly, been classified as Public International Law and Private International Law. Private International Law is concerned with the family law at international level. Bar Council of India made the Private International Law a compulsory subject at the degree level for law course. The subject of Private International Law consists of theories of Private International Law in the first unit, application of foreign law in second unit, status of marriage and matrimonial causes and reliefs in third unit, legitimacy and adoption in fourth unit and law of obligation in fifth unit. As there are not many text books on this subject, which are within the reach of students, the author attempted to present this text book covering the syllabi, prescribed by the Bar Council of India and different Universities. No text book writer can claim originality of thought as he has to explain the prescribed topics based on given references. The readers of this book are advised to use this text book for academic purposes.
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Contents
Unit - I : Nature, Scope and Theories of Private International Law

Chapter 1.    Meaning and Subject Matter Private International Law
Chapter 2.    Unification of Private International Law (Methods of Avoiding Conflict of laws
Chapter 3.    Evolution of Private International Law (Conflict of Laws)
Chapter 4.    Theories of Private International Law
Chapter 5.    Theories of Characterisation or Classification
Chapter 6.    Doctrine of Renvoi
Unit - II : Application of Foreign Law (Jurisdiction)
Chapter 1.    Application of Foreign Law
Chapter 2.    Exclusion of Foreign Law (Limits of Application of Foreign Law)
Chapter 3.    Foreign Penal Code
Chapter 4.    Foreign Revenue Laws
Chapter 5.    Domicile - Meaning
Chapter 6.    Domicile of Independent Person - Domicile of Origin and Domicile of Choice
Chapter 7.    Domicile of Dependents [Domicile of Dependence by Persons under Disability]
Chapter 8.    Jurisdiction of Courts
Chapter 9.    Action in Personam
Chapter 10.  Jurisdictional Immunity [Against whom suit may not be filed]
Chapter 11.  Actions in Respect of Immovable Property
Chapter 12.  Transfer of Tangible Movables
Chapter 13.  Assignment of Intangible Movable
Chapter 14.  Testamentary Succession (Wills)
Chapter 15.  Administration of Estates
Chapter 16.  Insolvency (Bankruptcy)
Chapter 17.  Matrimonial Property
Chapter 18.  Trusts
Chapter 19.  Jurisdiction to Stay Actions
Chapter 20.  Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
Unit - III : Family Law : Status of Marriage, Divorce, Nullity of Marriage, Judicial
                   Separation and Maintenance
Chapter 1.    Status
Chapter 2.    Concept of Marriage
Chapter 3.    Validity of Marriage
Chapter 4.    Capacity of Marry [Essential Validity or Material Validity of Marriage]
Chapter 5.    Formal Validity of Marriage
Chapter 6.    Matrimonial Causes
Chapter 7.    Dissolution of Marriage - Grounds of Divorce and Jurisdiction of Courts
Chapter 8.    Recognition of Foreign Divorce Decrees
Chapter 9.    Nullity of Marriage and Recognition of Foreign Nullity Decrees
Chapter 10.  Judicial Separation
Chapter 11.  Restitution of Conjugal Rights
Chapter 12.  Matrimonial Reliefs in respect of Polygamous Marriages
Chapter 13.  Enforcement of Foreign Maintenance Orders
Chapter 14.  Foreign Custody Orders
Unit - IV : Legitimacy, Adoption and Guardianship
Chapter 1.    Legitimacy
Chapter 2.    Jurisdiction of Courts [Test as to legitimacy laid down by English Judges]
Chapter 3.    Legitimation 
Chapter 4.    Adoption - Jurisdiction of Courts
Chapter 5.    Recognition of Foreign Adoptions
Chapter 6.    Adoption by Foreign Parents
Chapter 7.    Status of Guardian and Ward
Chapter 8.    Jurisdiction relaing to Guardianship and Custody [Jurisdication of English
                        Court to Appoint a Guardian for Infant]
Chapter 9.    Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Guardianship and Foreign Custody Orders
Chapter 10.  Custody of Abducted Child
Chapter 11.  Status of Lunatic and Curator
Unit - V : Law of Obligation
Chapter 1.    Commercial Contracts [Concept of Contract in Public International Law ]
Chapter 2.    Proper Law of Contracts
Chapter 3.    Scope of the Rome Convention [The New Private International Law of
                        Contracts of the European Community]
Chapter 4.    Formation of Contract
Chapter 5.    Capacity to Contract
Chapter 6.    Formal Validity [Form of Contract]
Chapter 7.    Material Validity
Chapter 8.    Obligations arising under the Contract [Effect of the Contract]
Chapter 9.    Discharge of Contract
Chapter 10.  Ascertainment of Validity of Contract [Contracts Contrary to Public Policy,
                        Law and Procedure of the Forum]
Chapter 11.  Legality of Contract
Chapter 12.  Foreign Torts
Bibliography
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