The main feature of the Act was that it provided in a de mocratic spirit a basis for co-operation between the State and the farming community with a view to soil conservation and the stimulation of conservation farming.
The in fluence of t he common law system which originated in England and spread througout the English colonies has exercised a much greater influence in Sri Lanka than the Roman tradition. But the Roman-Dutch law none theless exists and continues to exercise some degree of influence.
The aims which are traditionally assigned to comparative law have mostly a general character. This is the case, for example, with the two aims which are most often cite d : a better knowledge of one's national law on the one hand and the improvement of the latter on the other hand.
In both Australial and the United States of America the paramount consideration in the resolution of custody disputes will be the welfare of the child in question. At the same time, it is clear that there are a considerable number of specific considerations which it will be necessary for the court to take into account when deciding such matters. One of such matters is the question of the religious views of the parties involved and it is the purpose of this article to examine comparatively the attitudes towards them expressed by the judiciary in Australia and the United States.
I n Steinberg v Cosmopolitan National Bank of Chicago, according to the court , the question before it was whether a foreign judgment sounding in money which, as the court assumed, did not possess international validity because the defendant did not reside at the commencement o f the proceedings within the jurisdiction of the court which gave the judgment , could be enforced a gainst a fugitive from the justice of that court. The three separate judgments warrant , with respect, criticism, but before e ntering upon such criticism the judgments will be set out as far as it appears necessary.
The purpose of the proposed change in West German citizenship law, the amendments is to revise the provisions with regard to the acquisition of German citizenship by birth (durch Geburt), which means by descent at the time of birth.