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Articles for the keyword(s) "Illegality: lex loci contractus"

"Heaven Help the Overseas Conflict Lawyers"

PRH Webb, 1979

This note provides a brief survey of conflict of laws issues in relation to three New Zealand contract statutes (Illegal Contracts Act 1970, Contractual Mistakes Act 1977, Contractual Remedies Act 1979). The author laments the failure of the Legislature to consider conflict of laws implications when drafting these statutes, which has resulted in uncertainty regarding their territorial scope and intended application, especially when these statutes have to be considered by foreign courts.