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The International Survey of Family Law: 2017 Edition

The International Survey of Family Law is the International Society of Family Law’s annual review of developments in family law across the world. The 2017 edition covers developments in 20 countries written by leading academics and family law experts. Each article is accompanied by a French language abstract.
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The International Survey of Family Law is the International Society of Family Law’s annual review of developments in family law across the world. The 2017 edition covers developments in 20 countries written by leading academics and family law experts. Each article is accompanied by a French language abstract.

The 2017 Survey contains contributions from a diverse selection of countries where there have been important developments in family law, including:

  • Pro-active Child Protection in Scotland
  • The Future of the Family in Puerto Rico
  • The Approach of the Netherlands and South Africa to the Issue of Surrogacy
  • Cohabitation in China
  • Marital Property Regimes in Albania
  • Marriage by Foreign Nationals to Mauritian Citizens
  • Adoption Law Reform in South Korea

About the Society

Published on behalf of the International Society of Family Law. The International Society of Family Law aims to facilitate study and discussion by sponsoring and promoting international co-operation in research on family law topics worldwide.

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Table of contents

- Preface
- Albania: Marital Property Regimes in Albania - Dr Ledina Mandia
- Australia: The Problem with Child Support Reform in Australia: Departure Applications
A Case in Point - Lisa Young
- Canada: Protecting Children in Canada - Martha Bailey
- China: Cohabitation in China: Legislation and Practice - Chen Wei, Shi Lei
- England and Wales: Mental Incapacity and Personal Relationships – Wrapping in
Forensic Cotton Wool or Respecting the Autonomy of the Individual - Mary Welstead
- France: A Chronicle of French Family Law - A chronicle collectively written by the
academic staff, PhD holders and PhD candidates at the Centre for Family Law at
Jean Moulin University Lyon
- Germany: Registration of intersex persons, medically assisted reproduction and other
matters under consideration - Nina Dethloff, Susanne L Gössl and Stefanie Sucker
- India: To Return or Not to Return: Hague Convention v Non-Convention
Countries - Anil Malhotra and Ranjit Malhotra
- Ireland: Domestic Violence Law in Ireland - Dr Louise Crowley
- Italy: Family Relationships in Italy after the 2016 Reform: the New Provisions on Civil
Unions and Cohabitation 1- Isabella Ferrari
- Korea: Adoption Law Reform, ‘Baby Box’ and the Anonymous Birth Debate in
South Korea - Lee, Dongjin
- Mauritius: Marriage by Foreign Nationals to Mauritian citizens: A Comment on
Section 19A of the Civil Status Act of 1981 - Jamil Ddamulira Mujuzi
- Netherlands and South Africa: Visions on Surrogacy – From North to South: The
approach of the Netherlands and South Africa to the Issue of Surrogacy and
the Child’s Right to Know his Origin 2 - Simona Florescu and Julia Sloth-Nielsen
- New Zealand: Protecting Vulnerable Children in New Zealand - Professor Mark
Henaghan
- Portugal: The Dawn of a Brave New World in Portugal? A Critical Overview of the
New Legal Framework Applicable to Medically-assisted Procreation - Rute Teixeira Pedro
- Puerto Rico: A Shadow Threatens the Future of the Family in Puerto Rico - Pedro F
Silva-Ruiz
- Scotland: Proactive Child Protection: A Step Too Far? - Elaine E Sutherland
- Serbia: (Non) Application of the Principle of Equality in Serbian Inheritance
Law - Melanija Jancˇic
- South Africa: Implications of the Official Designation of Muslim Clergy as Authorised
Civil Marriage Officers for Muslim Polygynous, Interfaith and Same-Sex Marriages
in South Africa - Najma Moosa and Muneer Abduroaf
- United States: Developments in Family Law in the USA in 2016 - Lynn D Wardle