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general part of private international law values in private international law parties will autonomy in private international law closest connection in private international law determination of law applicable
Conflict of laws rules of private international law are characterised by a different structure than rules of substantive law, which is conditioned by the purpose they serve. The doctrine indicates that conflict of laws rules have purely a technical nature, therefore the question arises are whether these rules a carrier of values, the same as substantive law rules. Assuming however that conflict of laws rules are a carrier of values requires further inquiry concerning values which these norms serve, and which values should be particularly favoured by a rational legislator . The purpose of this study is an indication what values are implemented by conflict of laws rules adopted by arational legislator.