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Translation of Japan's Private International Law: Act on the General Rules of Application of Laws [Ho no Tekiyo ni Kansuru Tsusokuho], Law No. 10 of 1898 (as newly titled and amended 21 June 2006)

Anderson, Kent


Japan’s conflict of laws or private international law rules are, generally speaking, codified in a single act: the Act on the General Rules of Application of Laws (Application of Laws Act).i This law, originally enacted in 1898, was comprehensively revised in 2006, effective as of 1 January 2007.ii This single act provides Japanese courts with the basic rules for identifying the applicable law in contract, property, tort, as well as special rules for product liability, consumer contracts, and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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