Title
Jordan Civil Code from 1st January 1977, Law No. 43/1976 of May 23rd, 1976
Content

Jordanian Civil Code

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Introducing chapter

Section 1 - General Provisions

Subsection 3 Local applicability of law

Art. 20" (1) The contractual obligations are governed by the law of the state, in which the parties have their [common] domicile. If they have a different domicile, it is governed by the law of the state, in which the contract was concluded. This rule is not applicable if the parties have agreed on another applicable law.

(2) Contracts regarding immovable property are governed by the law of the country where the immovable property is situated.

[Translated into English from the German translation of Hilmar Krüger contained in Kropholler, Außereuropäische IPR-Gesetze, Hamburg 1999]

1Civil Code from January 1st, 1977, Law No. 43/1976 of May 23rd, 1976, published in "djarîat ar-rasmîya" No. 2465 of August 1st, 1976.

Referring Principles
Trans-Lex Principle: XIV.2 - Law applicable to international contract
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