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
42 Pages Posted: 15 Jan 2016
Date Written: 2007
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
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