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Lex fori (Latin for the laws of a forum) is a legal term used in the conflict of laws used to refer to the laws of the jurisdiction in which a legal action is brought. When a court decides that it should, by reason of the principles of conflict of law, resolve a given legal dispute by reference to the laws of another jurisdiction, the lex causae, the lex fori still govern procedural matters.
- Lex causae
- Lex loci celebrationis
- Lex loci contractus
- Lex loci delicti commissi
- Lex loci rei sitae
- Lex situs
- Privilegium fori
- "Lex fori". getlegal.com. Retrieved 8 February. Check date values in:
- Collins, Lawrence (2000). Dicey and Morris on the Conflicts of Laws (13th ed.). London: Sweet & Maxwell. p. 157.
Lex Fori refers to the law of the forum, which means the law that the Court naturally applies (e.g. Greek court would apply Greek law)
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