Difference Between Harmonization And Unification Of Law
II.1 Role of Comparative Law to legal interpretation and application of law as the result of the harmonization and unification of law
II.1.1 The harmonization and unification of law
(i) Harmonization of law.
Definition: "harmonisation" is the process of creating common standards across the two or more legal systems.
Its purpose: “intentionally make the legal rules of two or more systems more alike”
Harmonisation is a process of ascertaining the admitted limits of international unification but does not necessarily amount to a vision of total uniformity.
Harmonisation can be seen as a step towards unification and, in a way, harmonization aims or strives towards unification.
(ii) Unification of law
The Unification of law is defined as the process by which conflicting rules of two or more systems of national law applicable to the same international legal transactions is replaced by a single rule. This process is part of the general movement for the unification of law, especially the private law, which began in Europe during the middle decades of the nineteenth century.
Its purpose: “the international introduction of identical legal rules in two or more legal …show more content…
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