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INTRODUCTORY ACT TO THE CIVIL CODE

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Übersetzung des ersten und zweiten Kapitels des Einführungsgesetzes zum Bürgerlichen Gesetzbuche (Inkrafttreten. Vorbehalt für Landesrecht. Gesetzesbegriff: Artikel 1 und 2 EGBGB und Internationales Privatrecht: Artikel 3 bis 48 EGBGB) durch Priv.-Doz. Dr. Juliana Mörsdorf-Schulte LL.M. (Univ. of California, Berkeley)

Translation of the Introductory Act to the Civil Code, first and second Chapter (Entry into force. Reserve for the law of a Land. Definition of Statute: Articles 1 and 2 IACC and Private International Law: Articles 3 thru 48 IACC) provided by Priv.-Doz. Dr. Juliana Mörsdorf-Schulte LL.M. (Univ. of California, Berkeley)

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FIRST PART
GENERAL PROVISIONS
First Chapter
Entry into force. Reserve for the law of a Land. Definition of Statute
Art. 1
Art. 2
Second Chapter
Private International Law
FIRST SECTION
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Art. 3Scope; Relationship with rules of the European Union and with international conventions
Art. 3aReferral to substantive provisions; single statute
Art. 4Renvoi; split law
Art. 5Personal statute
Art. 6Public policy (ordre public)
SECOND SECTION
RIGHTS OF NATURAL PERSONS AND LEGAL TRANSACTIONS
Art. 7Legal capacity and capacity to contract
Art. 8[deleted]
Art. 9Declaration of death
Art. 10Name
Art. 11Form of legal acts
Art. 12Protection of the other party
THIRD SECTION
FAMILY LAW
Art. 13Marriage
Art. 14General effects of marriage
Art. 15Matrimonial property regime
Art. 16Protection of third parties
Art. 17Special consequences of divorce; decision by the court
Art. 17aMarital home and household goods
Art. 17bRegistered life partnership
Art. 18[deleted]
Art. 19Descent
Art. 20Challenge of the descent
Art. 21Effects of parent-child-relationship
Art. 22Adoption
Art. 23Consent
Art. 24Guardianship, protective care and curatorship
FOURTH SECTION
SUCCESSION
Art. 25Succession
Art. 26Form of dispositions mortis causa (wills)
FIFTH SECTION
OBLIGATIONS
First Subsection
Non-Contractual Obligations
Art. 27-37[deleted]
Art. 38Unjust enrichment
Art. 39Negotiorum gestio
Art. 40Tort
Art. 41Substantially closer connection
Art. 42Choice of law by the parties
SIXTH SECTION
PROPERTY
Art. 43Rights in rem
Art. 44Intromissions emanating from real property
Art. 45Means of transport
Art. 46Substantially closer connection
SEVENTH SECTION
SPECIAL PROVISIONS IMPLEMENTING RULES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION ACCORDING TO ARTICLE 3 No. 1
First Subsection
Implementation of Regulation (EC) No. 864/2007
Art. 46aEnvironmental damage
Second Subsection
Implementation of Regulation (EC) No. 593/2008
Art. 46bConsumer protection for particular areas
Art. 46cCompulsory insurance contracts
Art. 46dChoice of applicable law
Third Chapter
Adaptation
Art. 47First and Family Names
Art. 48Choice of a name obtained in another Member State of the European Union