Ten Years of European Family Law: Retrospective Reflections from a Common Law Perspective

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Title: Ten Years of European Family Law: Retrospective Reflections from a Common Law Perspective
Authors: Ní Shúilleabháin, Máire
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/8719
Date: Oct-2010
Abstract: Council Regulation 1347/2000 (the ‘Brussels II Regulation’) marked the beginning of the ‘Europeanization’ of family law. This article analyses the development of EU family law policy over the last decade, with particular focus on the common law perspective. It is argued that the Brussels II Regulation and the ensuing EU family law measures have had (and will have) a significant negative impact in English and Irish law, clashing with internal legal policy and sitting uneasily alongside existing legal structures.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Copyright (published version): 2010 British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Keywords: Family law;Brussels II Regulation;Commission on European Family Law (CEFL)
DOI: 10.1017/S0020589310000606
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Law Research Collection

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