Should Renvoi be Available in Tort Cases? Term Paper by Top Papers

Should Renvoi be Available in Tort Cases?
A discussion on whether the process of renvoi should be available in tort cases.
# 137190 | 2,000 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Law (Tort)

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This essay deals with a very obscure topic in the specialized field of conflicts of laws, a field that comes into play only when litigation has an impact on two different jurisdictions which use different legal systems. The essay considers the struggles of the Australian courts to come to grips with a practice called renvoi. This is a highly unusual procedure unknown to most lawyers.

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"Sitting in lieu of the Privy Council, I am rendering this opinion in the extraordinary appeal from the High Court of Australia in "Neilson v Overseas Projects Corporation of Victoria Ltd, (2005)". The issue before me is whether the courts should use the process of renvoi in international tort cases. Based on my consideration of this matter, I conclude that renvoi should be allowed. IN THE TRIAL COURT: In this matter, the plaintiff accompanied her husband to Wuhan, China. The husband worked for the defendant corporation under a contract by the terms..."

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