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Testamentary Formalities in Islamic Law and their Reception in the Modern Laws of Islamic Countries

Nadjma Yassari

in Comparative Succession Law: Volume I: Testamentary Formalities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696802
eISBN:
9780191732065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696802.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses the rules concerning the form of testamentary dispositions in accordance with the five schools of Islamic law, and connects these to the respective rules in selected Islamic ... More


Testamentary Disposition

Huw Pryce

in Native Law and the Church in Medieval Wales

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203629
eISBN:
9780191675904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203629.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

In the first of his letters criticizing cyfraith Hywel, written as a result of a dispute between Llywelyn ap Gruffudd and Bishop Anian of Bangor in 1279, Archbishop John Pecham accused Llywelyn of ... More


Testamentary Formalities in Roman Law

Thomas Rüfner

in Comparative Succession Law: Volume I: Testamentary Formalities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696802
eISBN:
9780191732065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696802.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Roman jurists devoted great care to the formalities required for a valid testamentary disposition. This chapter traces the development of the Roman law relating to these formal requirements, from the ... More


Folly, Guilt and more Folly: The McCaig Cases

Robert Rennie

in Scots Law Tales

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860677
eISBN:
9781474406260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860677.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the estate cases of the McCaig siblings, John Stuart and Catherine. The cases reported between 1905 and 1907 were brought by Catherine McCaig against the University Court of the ... More


Forced Heirship in Italy

Alexandra Braun

in Comparative Succession Law: Volume III: Mandatory Family Protection

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198850397
eISBN:
9780191885419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850397.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Private International Law

Civil law systems do not generally grant testamentary freedom without limitations. Often, the most significant constraints on the freedom to dispose of assets on death derive from legislative ... More


Conclusion

Huw Pryce

in Native Law and the Church in Medieval Wales

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203629
eISBN:
9780191675904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203629.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

In exploring the relationship of medieval Welsh law to the Catholic Church, the present work has adopted two complementary approaches. It examined the impact of ecclesiastical criticism of Welsh law, ... More


Epilogue: Herbert’s Legacy

Christine Jackson

in Courtier, Scholar, and Man of the Sword: Lord Herbert of Cherbury and his World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192847225
eISBN:
9780191939631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192847225.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The epilogue assesses Herbert’s legacy and reputation. It examines his testamentary dispositions, the descent and extinction of his direct family line, the transfer of his title and estates, and his ... More


British Virgin Islands

Andrew Miller and and Daniel Altneu

in International Succession

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780198870463
eISBN:
9780191913242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870463.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Trusts

This chapter focuses on the legal system of the British Virgin Islands (BVI): the English common law system. It emphasizes that the principles of English common law apply in the territory by virtue ... More


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