- laws of the country
- In the broader sense of the term, the laws of the United States and the state and local laws. As the expression is used in a treaty providing that if any citizen of either country shall die in the territory of the other, the consul of the nation to which he belonged shall have the right to administer the decedent's estate, conformably with the "laws of the country," so far as the United States is concerned, the phrase means the local laws of administration and procedure of the respective states of the Union. If the right asserted is necessarily contrary to those laws, it cannot be said to conform to them. Estate of Ghio, 157 Cal 552, 108 P 516.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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