The Project of the Israeli Civil Code: The Dilemma of Enacting a Code in a Mixed Jurisdiction

Liber Amicorum Guido Alpa ( M. Andenas et al, eds.) British institute of Comparative Law, London 2007

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Alfredo Mordechai Rabello

Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law

Pablo Lerner

Center of Law and Business- Ramat Gan; Zefat Academic College

Date Written: 2007

Abstract

This article discusses several questions that arise from within the Proposal of the Israeli civil code (waiting discussion in the Israeli parliament). The proposal is aimed to replace a piece meal code system in force in Israel today. The article points out the dialogue that occurred within the Israeli legal community regarding codification in general and shows the manner in which a mixed legal culture undergoes the process of codification.

Keywords: codification, judicial discretion, comparative law, mixed legal jurisdictions

JEL Classification: K10

Suggested Citation

Rabello, Alfredo Mordechai and Lerner, Pablo, The Project of the Israeli Civil Code: The Dilemma of Enacting a Code in a Mixed Jurisdiction (2007). Liber Amicorum Guido Alpa ( M. Andenas et al, eds.) British institute of Comparative Law, London 2007. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2715109

Alfredo Mordechai Rabello

Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law ( email )

Mount Scopus
Mount Scopus, IL 91905
Israel

Pablo Lerner (Contact Author)

Center of Law and Business- Ramat Gan ( email )

26 Ben-Gurion St.
Ramat Gan, 52275
Israel

Zefat Academic College

11 Jerusalem St.
Zefat, 1320611
Israel

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