The Oxford Biblical Studies Online and Oxford Islamic Studies Online have retired. Content you previously purchased on Oxford Biblical Studies Online or Oxford Islamic Studies Online has now moved to Oxford Reference, Oxford Handbooks Online, Oxford Scholarship Online, or What Everyone Needs to Know®. For information on how to continue to view articles visit the subscriber services page.

Related Content

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Law


Show Summary Details


proper law

Quick Reference

The law of the legal system which, under rules of private international law conflict of laws, should be used to determine a dispute in circumstances where the legal systems of two or more countries are involved.


Subjects: Law

Reference entries