Subject and Keywords:
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.