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Lex fori

The lex fori is a specific concept of private international law and refers to the law of the court in which the action is brought. Where an action is brought in a court and has an international dimension, the court must consider the law applicable Choose translations of the previous link  to the case. In certain circumstances, the lex fori will apply. Traditionally the lex fori governs questions of procedure, regardless of the lex causae.

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  • Lex causae

    The lex causae is a specific concept of private international law Choose translations of the previous link  and refers to the law governing the substance of the case, designated by the rules of conflict of laws. See applicable law Choose translations of the previous link .

  • Lex fori

    The lex fori is a specific concept of private international law and refers to the law of the court in which the action is brought. Where an action is brought in a court and has an international dimension, the court must consider the law applicable Choose translations of the previous link  to the case. In certain circumstances, the lex fori will apply. Traditionally the lex fori governs questions of procedure, regardless of the lex causae.

  • Lex loci delicti

    The lex loci delicti is a specific concept of private international law Choose translations of the previous link  and refers to the law of the country where, in terms of non-contractual obligations, the harmful event occurred.