Personal Law

Personal Law Nationality A. Importance of personal law ^Nationality & domicile serves as permanent connection b/w individual & state.

^personal law important in determining the governing choice-of-law rule *Merits & demerits of nationality as personal law +nationality used to establish link b/w individual & state -nationality as criterion does not solve problems of stateless person and those w/ multiple nationalities *Importance of nationality in Philippines +follows nationality law theory (nationality/citizenship of individual regulates his civil status, capacity, condition, family rights and duties, laws on succession and capacity to succeed.

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