DCFR and Property Law: The Need for Consistency and Coherence
Sjef Van Erp
Maastricht European Private Law Institute; University of Maastricht - Faculty of Law
COMMON FRAME OF REFERENCE AND EXISTING EC CONTRACT LAW, 2nd. Rev. Ed., pp. 257-269, R. Schulze, ed., Munich: Sellier. European Law Publishers, 2009
The EU Draft Common Frame of Reference (DCFR) contains three books on property law. In this article it is examined whether the final version of the DCFR (the so-called "political CFR") should inlcude these books on property law. It is submitted that harmonisation of contract and tort law without also harmonising parts of property law will not be feasible.Furthermore, it is proposed that mortgage law should be added.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 15
Keywords: Property law, comparative law, European law, European private law
JEL Classification: F02, F15, K11Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: March 25, 2010
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