Metrics

  • citations in SCIndeks: 0
  • citations in CrossRef:0
  • citations in Google Scholar:[]
  • visits in previous 30 days:2
  • full-text downloads in 30 days:0

Contents

article: 6 from 8  
Back back to result list
2015, iss. 4, pp. 79-89
Is the application of foreign law an imperative?: Principle of public policy in national laws and international conventions
Law Faculty, University Mediterranean, Podgorica, Crna Gora

emailbiljanavukoslavcevic@gmail.com
Keywords: foreign law application; public policy; deviation from standard application of choice of law rules
Abstract
Choice of law rules are of an imperative nature and their application is not dependant on the will of the parties. To that extent, we will apply national choice of law rules and even the foreign law to which they refer, even when parties prefer that their matter is resolved according to the national law. However, in particular situations, we will refuse to apply the applicable foreign law despite the reference of the choice of law rules of the forum, because the result of such application would not correspond to the principles of domestic legal system. For such purposes, we use the principle of public policy and by using its protective function, our application of the choice of law rules has corrective effects, whereas we do not apply foreign law, regardless of the fact that such law, according to the will of the legislator, is very closely connected to a particular case. Thus, if the results of foreign law application are incompatible with fundamental values of the national legal system, we must deviate from standard application of the choice of law rules and in a particular matter, find an alternative solution.
References
*** (2007) Family Law of Montenegro. Official Gazette of Montenegro, no. 1
*** (2014) International private law act of Montenegro. Official Gazette of Montenegro, no. 1/14, 6/14, 11/14, 14/14, Art. 9
*** (1982) Law on resolving conflict of laws with regulations of other countries. Official Gazette of SFRY, 43, 72/1982, čl. 4
*** (1966) Art. 22 par. 2 of Portuguese civil code
*** (2004) Code on private international law of Belgium. Art. 21
Blagojević, B.T. (1950) Međunarodno privatno pravo - sukob (izbor) zakona kod građansko-pravnih odnosa sa elementom inostranosti. Beograd: Naučna knjiga
Braucher, A. (2001-2002) Swastikas and hit lists: A study of public policy exception to the draft Hague Convention on jurisdiction and enforcement of foreign judgments. Gonzaga Journal of International Law, 5, 13
Bucher, A., Bucher, A. (1993) L'ordre public et le but social des lois en droit international privé. in: Recueil des Cours, Collected Courses, Volume 239 (2007), Brill, str. 009-116
Čolović, V. (2009) Deviation of the regular application of the choice of law rules 'correction' of the choice of law rules: Need for different attitude. Strani pravni život, br. 3, str. 27-48
David, C. (1965) La loi étrangère devant le juge du fond. Paris: Bibliothèque de droit international privé, vol. 3, 84, 85
de Angulo, R.M. (1972) Du moment auqueil il faut se placer pour apprécier l'ordre public international. Revue critique, 369
Enonchong, N. (1996) Public Policy in the Conflict of Laws: a Chinese Wall around Little England?. International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 45(03): 633-661
Gavalda, C. (1955) Les conflits dans le temps en droit international privé. Paris
Klasiček, D. (2006) Autonomija u međunarodnom privatnom pravu - novije tendencije. Book of Abstracts of the Faculty of Law in Zagreb, 56 (2-3); 696
Knapp, Ch. (1933) La notion de l'ordre public dans les conflits de lois. Neushatel, 175
Lange, R. (2007) The European Public Order, Constitutional Principles and Fundamental Rights. Erasmus Law Review, volume 1, issue 1, 4
Maury, J. (1952) L'eviction de la loi normalement competente: L'ordre public international et la fraude'a la loi. str. 122
Ročkomanović, M.D. (1994) Ordre public u međunarodnom privatnom pravu Francuske. Anali Pravnog fakulteta u Beogradu, vol. 42, br. 3-4, str. 322-338
Ročkomanović, M.D. (1988) Javni poredak u međunarodnom privatnom pravu. Niš
Sajko, K. (2009) Private International Law. Zagreb, 257
Varadi, T., Bordaš, B., Knežević, G., Pavić, V. (2007) Međunarodno privatno pravo. Beograd
Wolff, M. (1950) Private International Law. Oxford, 182
Živković, M., Stanivuković, M. (2006) Private International Law. Beograd: General Part
 

About

article language: English
document type: Original Scientific Paper
published in SCIndeks: 04/07/2016

Related records

Anali Pravnog fak Beograd (2016)
A decisive half-step forward: Review of the Law on investment
Pavić Vladimir

Anali Pravnog fak Beograd (1994)
Ordre public in private international law of France
Ročkomanović Milorad D.

Strani pravni život (2002)
The international bankruptcy in domestic and comparative law
Čolović Vladimir Ž.

show all [13]