Portugal: Proof of and Information About Foreign Law in Portugal

  • Rui Manuel Moura RamosEmail author
Part of the Ius Comparatum - Global Studies in Comparative Law book series (GSCL, volume 26)


The subject of this contribution is to assess Portuguese legal order position concerning application of foreign law. It encompass the procedural status of conflict rules, the status of foreign law in courts (nature, application, knowledge and interpretation), existence of judicial review of application of foreign law, status of foreign law before other entities (arbitral tribunals, notaries and administrative authorities), and access to foreign law (either in the present situation or in the light of the foreseeable evolution, here with regard to practical needs, retained conflict of laws solutions and methods of facilitating access to foreign law).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of LawUniversity of CoimbraCoimbraPortugal

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