Protection of privacy right is vital. Therefore, the injured person is entitled to claim damages for any infringement of his privacy right. However, claiming damages face some difficulties pertaining to the determination of the competent court and the applicable law in case where the infringement involves a foreign element. This Article is devoted to tackle these two issues in two chapters and a conclusion. Chapter one will tackle the issue of competent court through the application of the criteria stated in Articles 27 and 28 of the Jordanian Law of Civil Proceedings on the International Jurisdiction of Jordanian Courts to the Civil Liability Claim Arising out of the Infringement of the Privacy Right. Chapter two will investigate the possibility of applying Article 22 of the Civil Code on conflict of laws to the Civil Liability Claim Arising out of the Infringement of the Privacy Right.
Keywords: Infringement, Privacy Right, Competent Court, Jurisdiction, Conflict of Laws
Al-Hajaya, Nour Hamed
"The Civil Liability Claim Arising out of the Infringement of the Privacy Right A Study in Jordanian private international law,"
UAEU Law Journal: Vol. 2014:
58, Article 2.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uaeu.ac.ae/sharia_and_law/vol2014/iss58/2