oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Private International Law and Public Policy: two recent Dutch cases

Volume 3, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0010-4051



Throughout the history of Private International Law courts have resorted to the concept of ""public policy"" in order to limit the undiscriminating invocation of foreign law which could be applicable. In questions of marriage and divorce, especially, foreign law is more often denied application on account of ""public policy"" than is the case in most other fields of law.

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