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Droit et généalogie

Abstract : Genealogy ispart of the immaterial human heritage. It is legal proof of filiation. Its nature and function have evolved in Europe and more specifically in France since the French Revolution. After being a key feature of private law, genealogy was eventually cut off from the political succession law among sovereigns and has hold an eminent position only because of the universal public registration of the filiation of individuals in civil registers. Such registration was imposed by revolutionary ideology and its historically utilitarian status in notarial law that allowed the records of immovable property and, as a consequence of people. However, such an interest in making connections between history and law comes up against the loss of social landmarks. Genealogy, which is compulsorily part of notarial law, links up the individuals to their history and property. It allows the recognition, the keeping and the rediscovery of fundamental landmarks. Official recognition of genealogists is a precondition for a possible return of this art in the realm of private law in France, in Europe and around the world.
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Paul Moutonnet de Bernard. Droit et généalogie. Droit. Université de Grenoble, 2013. Français. ⟨NNT : 2013GREND003⟩. ⟨tel-00972073⟩



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