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IEL Civil Procedure Contents

The International Encyclopaedia of Laws (IEL) Civil Procedure includes information in book-length form written in English for 37 countries.  The monographs are written by legal academics and/or practitioners with expertise in civil procedure law for those countries.  The monographs enable comparative research in civil procedure law.  These monographs include a general introduction on civil procedure followed by specialized chapters on jurisdictions, actions and claims, proceedings, incidents, legal costs and legal aid, evidence, and arbitration.  A more detailed Table of Contents follows:

Table of Contents
The Author
List of Abbreviations
General Introduction
Chapter 1. General Background
Chapter 2. Civil Procedure and other Forms of Procedure
Chapter 3. Sources of Law
Part I. Judicial Organization
Chapter 1. The Courts and Their Members
Chapter 2. The Bar
Part II. Jurisdiction
Chapter 1. Domestic Jurisdiction
Chapter 2. International Jurisdiction
Part III. Actions and Claims
Chapter 1. Actions
Chapter 2. Claims and Defences
Chapter 3. Sanctions on Procedural Irregularities
Part IV. Proceedings
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Pre-trial Proceedings
Chapter 3. Proceedings in First Instance
Chapter 4. Review Proceedings
Part V. Incidents
Chapter 1. Challenge of Judges
Chapter 2. Intervention
Chapter 3. Withdrawal and Termination of an Action
Chapter 4. Postponement of the Main Hearing
Chapter 5. Substitution of the Parties
Part VI. Legal Costs and Legal Aid
Chapter 1. Legal Costs
Chapter 2. Legal Aid
Part VII. Evidence
Chapter 1. General Principles
Chapter 2. Admissibility of Evidence
Chapter 3. Administration of Evidence
Part VIII. Special Procedures
Chapter 1. Summary Proceedings
Chapter 2. Family Law Cases
Chapter 3. Court Matters and Jurisdictio Voluntaria
Chapter 4. Insolvency Proceedings
Part IX. Seizure for Security and Enforcement of Judgments
Chapter 1. Seizure for Security
Chapter 2. Enforcement of Judgments
Part X. Arbitration
Chapter 1. The Legislation
Chapter 2. Rights that Can be Subject to Arbitration
Chapter 3. Arbitration Agreement
Chapter 4. Arbitration Tribunal
Chapter 5. Arbitration Procedure
Chapter 6. Arbitration Award
Chapter 7. Review
Chapter 8. International Arbitration

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