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[Latin, The law of the place.] The law of the state or the nation where the matter in litigation transpired.
The term lex loci can be employed in several descriptions, but, in general, it is used only for lex loci contractus (the law of the place where the contract was made), which is usually the law that governs the contract.
lex locinoun enactment in the area, firm principles in the area, law of the locale, law of the locality, law of the region, legal code in the local area, local law, settled prinniples in the area, the law in the area, the law of the circuit, the law of the judicial circuit, the law of the place, the lawof the site, the law of the territory, the law of the vicinity, the law of the zone
Associated concepts: choice of law, domicile, forum seleccion, lex domicilii, lex loci arbitri, lex loci celebrations in marriage, lex loci contractus, lex loci delicti commissi, lex situs, lex tori
Foreign phrases: Lex loci actus.The law of the location where the act was done.