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lex domicilii

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[Latin] The law of domicile. In private international law, the law of the country of domicile determines such matters as capacity to make a will in respect of personal property, ...

Lex domicilii

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Guide to Latin in International Law (2 ed.)

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2022
Subject:
Law
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17 words

...Lex domicilii . lāks dōmēkē´lē-ē . leks damisi´lī. n . “Law of the domicile.” An abbreviation of Lex loci domicilii...

lex domicilii

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A Dictionary of Law (10 ed.)

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2022
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Law
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65 words

... domicilii [Latin] The law of domicile . In private international law , the law of the country of domicile determines such matters as capacity to make a will in respect of personal property, the validity of such a will, succession to personal property, consent to marriage, and the proper law of a marriage contract or settlement ( see proper law of a contract...

Lex loci domicilii

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Guide to Latin in International Law (2 ed.)

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2022
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188 words

...of the competence of the Member State of residence ( lex loci domicilii ), with the result that there may be entitlement to allowances in that State, and the benefits payable by the Member State of employment may be suspended.” Opinion of Advocate General Mazak, Bosmann v. Bundesagentur für Arbeit , E.C.J. Case No. C-352/06,¶¶ 48–49.(2) The principle of private international law that a person’s rights or obligations may be determined by the law of the person’s domicile. Commonly abbreviated Lex domicilii...

lex domicilii

lex domicilii noun phrase   Reference library

The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

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2002
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35 words

... domicilii noun phrase E19 Latin (= law of the domicile). Law The law of the country in which a person is domiciled, as determining the right to make a will, succeed to property,...

lex domicilii

lex domicilii noun   Reference library

The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary

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2005
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English Dictionaries and Thesauri
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22 words
lex domicilii

lex domicilii noun   Reference library

Australian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

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English Dictionary
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2004
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English Dictionaries and Thesauri
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22 words
lex domicilii

lex domicilii  

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[Latin]The law of domicile. In private international law, the law of the country of domicile determines such matters as capacity to make a will in respect of personal property, the validity of such a ...
domicile

domicile  

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N.The country that a person treats as his permanent home and to which he has the closest legal attachment. A person cannot be without a domicile and cannot have two domiciles at once. He acquires at ...
Lex ligeantiae

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Guide to Latin in International Law (2 ed.)

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...Lex ligeantiae . lāks lēgā-an´tē-ī . leks ligē-ân´tē-ā. n . Neo . “Law of allegiance.” The law of the state to which a person owes his or her allegiance. Some commentators have argued that, in private international law, the lex ligeantiae should carry more weight than the lex loci domicilii, on the theory that an individual’s state of domicile is less important than the state to which he owes his...

Lex loci celebrationis

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Guide to Latin in International Law (2 ed.)

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...celebrationis , not the lex domicilii , will govern.” Raleigh C. Minor, Conflict of Laws ; or , Private International Law 150,§ 73 (1901). Compare with Lex loci contractus...

Secundum legem domicilii vel loci contractus

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Guide to Latin in International Law (2 ed.)

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2022
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82 words

...Secundum legem domicilii vel loci contractus . sākūn´dūmlā´gāmdōmēkē´lē-ē wāl lō´kē kōntrak´tūs . sekun´dum le´jum damisi´lī vel lō´sī kantrâk´tus. adv . “According to the law of domicile or place of contracting.” According to the law of the place where one or both parties were domiciled or, alternatively, the place in which the contract was concluded. This maxim has sometimes been used to establish a general rule dictating which forum or fora may assume jurisdiction over a dispute under private international law. See also Lex loci contractus...

domicile

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A Dictionary of Law (10 ed.)

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2022
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Law
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127 words

...a domicile of choice in its place. A domicile of choice is acquired by making a home in a country with the intention that it should be a permanent base. It may be acquired at any time after a person becomes 16 and can be replaced at will by a new domicile of choice. See lex domicilii...

Conflict of Laws

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

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Current Version:
2009
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Law, History
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9,578 words

...role, namely for the establishment of jurisdiction. If this is affirmed, the lex fori is applicable. The Swiss Statute on Persons Firmly Established or Purely Resident ( 1891 ) followed a strange mixed system that primarily addressed interstate conflicts. Questions of the status of foreigners in Switzerland were subject to the law of provenance. Foreigners with Swiss domicile were subject to laws of residence if the country of domicile forced the applicability of the lex domicilii (law of a person's domicile) (conditional renvoi ). The American Conflicts...

lex

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Australian Law Dictionary (3 ed.)

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2018
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Law
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209 words

...lex (Latin) Written law. In Roman law, a statute. In private international law (conflict of laws) lex appears to be defined in different ways for the purposes of determining which law applies in a particular case ( see applicable law ). See also forum ; forum non conveniens ; choice of forum ; renvoi . In addition to the types of applicable law listed below is lex talionis , the law of retaliation (an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth). Lex causae , law of the place of the cause (action). Lex domicilii , law of the place of domicile (habitual...

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