|AUTEUR:||Marleen H.J. van den Horst|
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.... Roman-Dutch law, the system of law produced by the fusion of early modern Dutch law, chiefly of Germanic origin, and Roman, or civil, law ... PDF Roman dutch law in sri lanka pdf - WordPress.com ... .It existed in the Netherlands province of Holland from the 15th to the early 19th century and was carried by Dutch colonists to the Cape of Good Hope, where it became the foundation of modern South African law. When the Dutch conquered Sri Lanka in 1656 they brought with them their laws, which were derived from the Roman law. Hence the name "Roman-Dutch" law, since after its arrival in the Netherlands the Roman law mingled with the Dutch legal system in so far ... Roman-Dutch law - Wikipedia ... . Hence the name "Roman-Dutch" law, since after its arrival in the Netherlands the Roman law mingled with the Dutch legal system in so far as it was then in existence. "The surrender of the Dutch possessions in Sri Lanka in the twilight years of the Eighteenth Century was a blessing in disguise for the future of Roman-Dutch law (in Sri Lanka)." 2 In 1815, when the Kandyan Kingdom in central Ceylon fell to the British, for the first time in history, the entire country of Ceylon came under the rule of a foreign power. The legal system in Sri Lanka comprises collections of codified and uncodified forms of law, of many origins subordinate to the Constitution of Sri Lanka which is the highest law of the island. Its legal framework is a mixture of legal systems of Roman-Dutch law, English law, Kandian law, Thesavalamai and Muslim law.This mixture is a result of the diverse history of the island as a result ... Though, in Sri Lanka the system of law operative is the Roman Dutch law, yet English cases seem to be often cited in this field. Moreover, the Evidence Ordinance of Sri Lanka closely follows the Indian Evidence Act, 1872, so that, in the light of section 92 of that Ordinance (and its various provisos) evidence is freely admitted of factors nullifying a transaction for want of ...