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Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Conflict of Laws (2020 Reissue)

Conflict of Laws analyzes and explains the broad range of law conflict questions and rules impacting Canada's 14 jurisdictions.
Publication Language: English
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Hardcover | Approx. 1,064 pages

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433503637

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The realities of a global marketplace and shrinking political borders mean that the application and reach of law are seldom confined to a province, a country or even a continent. The field of conflict of laws, also known as private international law, concerns the mechanisms for addressing crossjurisdictional legal conflicts in regard to 3 major areas:

  • Choice of law
  • Choice of jurisdiction
  • Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments

Newly and thoroughly revised, Halsbury's Conflict of Laws (2020 Reissue) analyzes and explains the broad range of conflict questions and rules impacting Canada's 14 jurisdictions, including issues such as:

  • Jurisdiction of the courts
    • Criteria for exercising
    • Consent, attornment and agreement
    • Defendant's forum
    • Class and parallel proceedings
    • Declining jurisdiction, restraining foreign proceedings
    • State, diplomatic, procedural and jurisdictional immunity
    • Waiver
    • Limitations on scope of jurisdiction
  • Cross-border matters
    • Service outside the jurisdiction
    • Letters rogatory
    • Obtaining evidence
    • Interprovincial subpoenas
  • Recognition and enforcement of judgments in Canadian courts
  • International conventions
  • Excluding, ascertaining, pleading and proving foreign law and documents
  • Choice of law analysis
  • Renvoi
  • Procedural issues
  • Contracts, torts and unjust enrichment
  • Family law issues
    • Marriage
    • Divorces and corollary relief
    • Matrimonial property
    • Adoption and legitimacy
    • Custody, access and guardianship
    • Support orders
    • Incapable adults

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