Gray, Anthony (2008) Choice of law: the presumption in the proof of foreign law. University of New South Wales Law Journal, 31 (1). pp. 136-157. ISSN 0313-0096
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The article challenges the position that in the absence of appropriate evidence of the state of foreign law where foreign law is the proper law to be applied to resolve a dispute, that the foreign law should be presumed to be the same as local law. This approach was adopted by some members of the High Court in the recent case of Neilson v Overseas Projects Corporation of Victoria Ltd (2005) 223 CLR 331.
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||proof of foreign law, choice of law, evidence|
|Fields of Research (FOR2008):||18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180107 Conflict of Laws (Private International Law)|
|Subjects:||390000 Law, Justice and Law Enforcement > 390100 Law > 390111 International Law|
|Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008):||UNSPECIFIED|
|Deposited On:||12 Jun 2008 09:25|
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