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Public and Private International Law

  • 2 January 2020

Public international law is the set of rules, norms and standards generally accepted in relations between countries. Sources of public international law include international custom, treaties and general principles of law recognised by most national legal systems. Private international law concerns relations across different legal jurisdictions between natural persons, companies, corporations and other legal entities, their legal obligations and the appropriate forum and procedure for resolving disputes between them.

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