Accessibility Skip to Global Navigation Skip to Local Navigation Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Site Map

Articles for the keyword(s) "Domicile of dependence"

"Reform in the Private International Law of Divorce: A Comparative Study of Two Recent Codes"

BD Inglis, 1958

This article presents an in-depth comparative analysis of two draft codes: the Royal Commission’s Draft Code on Jurisdiction and Recognition (UK, annexed to the Report of the Royal Commission on Marriage and Divorce (1951-1955)) and the Draft Family Code (Israel). The author focuses on the comparative insights that may be gained from the Israeli Draft Code in regard to the concept of domicile, jurisdiction in divorce and nullity suits, as well as the recognition of foreign marriages and divorces.

^ Top of page

"Reform of the Law of Domicile in Australasia with Particular Reference to the New Zealand Domicile Act 1976"

CF Forsyth, 1977

In this article the author highlights and comments on the most important reforms introduced by the Domicile Act 1976. The main focus is on: the abolition of the domicile of dependence in the case of married women and potential problems regarding the ascertainment of the matrimonial domicile where spouses have different domiciles; the domicile of children and problem areas, such as the domicile of foundlings and adoptive children; the abolition of the revival of the domicile of origin; the new statutory domicile of choice.

^ Top of page

"Domicile of Choice"

AA Tarr, 1980

The author discusses the abandonment of a domicile of origin and the acquisition of a domicile of choice with reference to Puttick v Attorney-General and Puttick. The note focuses on the effect of a fraudulently acquired residence on the prerequisites for the establishment of a domicile of choice, ie lawful residence and the intention to remain indefinitely.