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Book I. - General provisions. - Book II. - Real rights. - Book III. Obligations. - Book IV. Family. - Book V. Succession. - Law concerning the application of laws in general. - Law amending the Decree No. 112. - Law of nationality.
Number of Pages
iii, viii, 321
Civil law, Japan
Civil Law | Comparative and Foreign Law
Lönholm, Ludwig, "The Civil Code of Japan" (1898). Civil Codes (1800-1923). 9.
Printed by the Kokubunsha, Tokyo.
"The first draft of a Civil Code for Japan was drawn up by Mr. Boissonade de Fontarabie, a French jurist, and followed in the main the lines of the French law. But shortly before it was to go into effect a committee of revision was appointed, who instead of simply revising that draft made a wholly new Code modeled very closely upon the new German Civil Code and entirely different from Mr. Boissonade's Code, which therefore never whent into operation.
The authors of the present thoroughly modern and scientific Code are Messrs. Nobushige Hozumi, Masakasa Tomii and Kenjiro Ume, professors of law in the Imperial University of Tokyo". (Text from the Preface)