The Italian Law Journal | ItaLJ

4 THE ITALIAN LAW JOURNAL NO. 2 (2018)

The Allegation and Proof of Foreign Law in Spain After the New International Legal Cooperation Act  

by Alfonso Ortega Gimenez

The purpose of this paper is to explain the ‘new’ regime of allegation and proof of foreign law in the Spanish courts following the International Legal Cooperation in Civil Matters Act.  As foreign law has historically been considered by our case law as a ‘procedural fact’, the International Legal Cooperation Act comes to enshrine this system in Art 33.

DOI 10.23815/2421-2156.ITALJ           ISSN 2421-2156

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