The ABGB as Masterpiece of Codification

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  • Document Type: Study
  • Document Language: German
  • Published on: 31. 12. 2013
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Rudolf Welser

In: Societas et iurisprudentia • 2013 • Volume 1 • Issue 1 • Pages 23-32 • ISSN 1339-5467

Abstract: The presented study clarifies the uniqueness and originality of the Allgemeines bürgerliches Gesetzbuch – the Civil Code of Austria as a masterpiece of codification, where the author especially merits and strengths of the ABGB, formation of the rationalist natural law, language and vital force of the ABGB as well as its amendments and overhaul stresses and in detail explains.

Key Words: The Allgemeines bürgerliches Gesetzbuch – the Civil Code of Austria (ABGB); Merits and Strengths of the ABGB-Civil Code; History of the ABGB-Civil Code; Formation of the Rationalist Natural Law; Language of the ABGB-Civil Code; Vital Force of the ABGB-Civil Code; ABGB-Civil Code Amendments and Overhaul; Austria.


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WELSER, R. Das ABGB als kodifikatorisches Meisterwerk. Societas et iurisprudentia [online]. 2013, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 23-32 [cit. 2020-01-01]. ISSN 1339-5467. Available at: