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DCFR and Property Law: The Need for Consistency and Coherence

COMMON FRAME OF REFERENCE AND EXISTING EC CONTRACT LAW, 2nd. Rev. Ed., pp. 257-269, R. Schulze, ed., Munich: Sellier. European Law Publishers, 2009

15 Pages Posted: 25 Mar 2010  

Sjef van Erp

University of Maastricht - Faculty of Law; Maastricht European Private Law Institute

Abstract

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.

Keywords: Property law, comparative law, European law, European private law

JEL Classification: F02, F15, K11

Suggested Citation

van Erp, Sjef, DCFR and Property Law: The Need for Consistency and Coherence. COMMON FRAME OF REFERENCE AND EXISTING EC CONTRACT LAW, 2nd. Rev. Ed., pp. 257-269, R. Schulze, ed., Munich: Sellier. European Law Publishers, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1574363

Sjef J. H. M. Van Erp (Contact Author)

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Maastricht European Private Law Institute ( email )

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