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The Special Nature of Constitutional Discourse

Víctor Ferreres Comella

in Constitutional Courts and Democratic Values: A European Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300148671
eISBN:
9780300148688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148671.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter attempts to underscore the potential advantages to creating a special constitutional tribunal that is relatively detached from the ordinary judiciary. This is especially so in civil-law ... More


Russia

Adrian Ward and Dmitri Bartenev

in The International Protection of Adults

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727255
eISBN:
9780191927515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198727255.003.0053
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Russia is a civil law country. It is a federation of constituent entities (‘entities’). Laws affecting adults are made mainly at the federal level. Entities have very limited powers in this regard, ... More


Italy

Alex Ruck Keene and Montana Christian

in The International Protection of Adults

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727255
eISBN:
9780191927515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198727255.003.0046
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Italy is a civil law country. There is a single, state-wide, judicial system, with a number of divisions. Jurisdiction in civil law matters can be divided into contentious, non-contentious, ... More


Netherlands

Richard Frimston, Chanien Engelbertink, and Anneke Vrenegoor

in The International Protection of Adults

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727255
eISBN:
9780191927515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198727255.003.0049
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

The Netherlands is a unified kingdom and member state of the EU, with a civil law system. The court of first instance is either the District Court (Rechtbank) or the Sub- District Court ... More


Japan

Adrian Ward, Fumie Suga, and Satoshi Hashimoto

in The International Protection of Adults

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727255
eISBN:
9780191927515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198727255.003.0047
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Japan is a civil law country. All adult incapacity matters are dealt with by the Family Courts, in over 330 places (including branches and local offices) across Japan. There is no role for ... More


Denmark

Claire van Overdijk and Susanne Borch

in The International Protection of Adults

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727255
eISBN:
9780191927515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198727255.003.0042
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Denmark is a constitutional monarchy, consisting of Denmark, Greenland, and the Faroe Islands. There is no single unified judicial system, and only Denmark proper is a member of the European ... More


Belgium

Claire van Overdijk and Walter Pintens

in The International Protection of Adults

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727255
eISBN:
9780191927515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198727255.003.0033
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Belgium is a federal state and has a civil law system. The law concerning vulnerable adults is a federal matter governed by the Belgian Civil Code (‘CC’). The competent court for adult protection ... More


Introduction And Modern Historical Outline

Duncan Fairgrieve and Richard Goldberg

in Product Liability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199679232
eISBN:
9780191932885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679232.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The expression ‘product liability’ is usually understood to refer to the civil liability of manufacturers and others where damage or loss is caused by products which fail to meet the standards ... More


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