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CRJ

La Reunion

Research centers or research group

Centre of Legal Research

Contact

Cathy POMART  | Director
University of Reunion Island 15 Avenue René Cassin CS 92003 97744 SAINT-DENIS CEDEX 9
  • research domains

    The CRJ works on 4 research topics :

    • COMPANY LAW AND BUSINESS CONTRACTS
    • PROPERTY AND LEGAL ENTITY LAW
    • OVERSEAS TERRITORIES AND INDIAN OCEAN LAW
    • LAW AND TRANSNATIONAL PHENOMENA

    The CRJ also works on cross-cutting and collaborative subjects such as health law and medical responsibility ; environmental law (public and private aspects) and biodiversity, use of natural resources and risk management in island environments ; diversity of culture and worship / secularism / positive regional discrimination ; constitutional reforms and
    decentralisation in countries in the Indian Ocean area.

    Areas of expertise

    • Company law and business contracts
    • Property and legal entity law
    • Overseas territory and Indian Ocean law
    • Transnational law

    Technical support centres and facilities
    CRIJ – CRIJ resource centre, including a collection of documents on Indian Ocean law

  • key research projects

    OCEAN METISS
    South-Western Indian Ocean Maritime Spatial Planning
    Funding : EASME European Agency
    February 2018 – January 2020

    OMERAD
    Adaptation to climate change in overseas territories : an integrated approach to the Reunion Regional Council
    Funding : Ministry of ecological transition and solidarity
    December 2015 – April 2018

    CHINA, THE SEA AND THE LAW
    Funding : Reunion Regional Council
    June 2014 – December 2018

  • Main scientific collaborations

    LEX OI / REGIONAL (REUNION), NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL REACH
    (Indian Ocean basin : Mauritius, Madagascar, South Africa, etc.)
    The association promotes law in the Indian Ocean and Indian Ocean law in all its forms. The “Revue Juridique de l’Océan Indien” (RJOI) is its scientific journal :
    the RJOI is listed in the major French legal databases : Légifrance, Doctrinal Plus, as well as many other sites.

    AUF – UNIVERSITY AGENCY FOR FRANCOPHONIE /INTERNATIONAL REACH
    The AUF is an international association of French-language higher-education and research establishments with 884 schools on all continents, in 111 countries. CRJ researchers are members of the board of directors.

    HENRI CAPITANT ASSOCIATION / NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL REACH
    The Henri Capitant Association of Friends of French Legal Culture was founded in Paris in 1935. It seeks to :
    – establish regular personal contacts between lawyers wanting to promote French legal culture and, more widely, Roman legal culture of any nationality ;
    – organise regular national and international congresses to study legal matters and highlight the value of these approaches.

    SOCIETY OF COMPARATIVE LEGISLATION / NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL REACH
    The Society of Comparative Legislation is an association that promotes the public interest. It was founded in 1869 and includes academics, magistrates, lawyers, solicitors and company lawyers from France and abroad.
    The International Review of Comparative Law (RIDC) is the only general, comparative law review in France. First published in 1949, it provides lawyers in all specialities and in all countries, with information about changes to legal science in France and abroad, both from a theoretical and practical point of view.

    NETWORK OF REGIONAL GOVERNMENTS FOR SUSTAINABLE
    DEVELOPMENT (NRG4SD) / INTERNATIONAL REACH
    The Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development (nrg4SD) is an international association representing regional governments in the fields of climate change, biodiversity and sustainable development. Established in 2002 it currently has over 50 members in 26 countries, on 4 continents.
    The OMERAD project resulted in a partnership with the Regional Council and the transnational NRG4SD network. This was marked by the international conference on adaptation to climate change ; in Saint-Denis, on 5th and 6th October 2017. Proposals made
    by OMERAD members during the event were passed on by the Reunion Regional Council delegation in a parallel event at the COP 23 in Bonn, in November 2017.

The CRJ works on 4 research topics :

  • COMPANY LAW AND BUSINESS CONTRACTS
  • PROPERTY AND LEGAL ENTITY LAW
  • OVERSEAS TERRITORIES AND INDIAN OCEAN LAW
  • LAW AND TRANSNATIONAL PHENOMENA

The CRJ also works on cross-cutting and collaborative subjects such as health law and medical responsibility ; environmental law (public and private aspects) and biodiversity, use of natural resources and risk management in island environments ; diversity of culture and worship / secularism / positive regional discrimination ; constitutional reforms and
decentralisation in countries in the Indian Ocean area.

Areas of expertise

  • Company law and business contracts
  • Property and legal entity law
  • Overseas territory and Indian Ocean law
  • Transnational law

Technical support centres and facilities
CRIJ – CRIJ resource centre, including a collection of documents on Indian Ocean law

OCEAN METISS
South-Western Indian Ocean Maritime Spatial Planning
Funding : EASME European Agency
February 2018 – January 2020

OMERAD
Adaptation to climate change in overseas territories : an integrated approach to the Reunion Regional Council
Funding : Ministry of ecological transition and solidarity
December 2015 – April 2018

CHINA, THE SEA AND THE LAW
Funding : Reunion Regional Council
June 2014 – December 2018

LEX OI / REGIONAL (REUNION), NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL REACH
(Indian Ocean basin : Mauritius, Madagascar, South Africa, etc.)
The association promotes law in the Indian Ocean and Indian Ocean law in all its forms. The “Revue Juridique de l’Océan Indien” (RJOI) is its scientific journal :
the RJOI is listed in the major French legal databases : Légifrance, Doctrinal Plus, as well as many other sites.

AUF – UNIVERSITY AGENCY FOR FRANCOPHONIE /INTERNATIONAL REACH
The AUF is an international association of French-language higher-education and research establishments with 884 schools on all continents, in 111 countries. CRJ researchers are members of the board of directors.

HENRI CAPITANT ASSOCIATION / NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL REACH
The Henri Capitant Association of Friends of French Legal Culture was founded in Paris in 1935. It seeks to :
– establish regular personal contacts between lawyers wanting to promote French legal culture and, more widely, Roman legal culture of any nationality ;
– organise regular national and international congresses to study legal matters and highlight the value of these approaches.

SOCIETY OF COMPARATIVE LEGISLATION / NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL REACH
The Society of Comparative Legislation is an association that promotes the public interest. It was founded in 1869 and includes academics, magistrates, lawyers, solicitors and company lawyers from France and abroad.
The International Review of Comparative Law (RIDC) is the only general, comparative law review in France. First published in 1949, it provides lawyers in all specialities and in all countries, with information about changes to legal science in France and abroad, both from a theoretical and practical point of view.

NETWORK OF REGIONAL GOVERNMENTS FOR SUSTAINABLE
DEVELOPMENT (NRG4SD) / INTERNATIONAL REACH
The Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development (nrg4SD) is an international association representing regional governments in the fields of climate change, biodiversity and sustainable development. Established in 2002 it currently has over 50 members in 26 countries, on 4 continents.
The OMERAD project resulted in a partnership with the Regional Council and the transnational NRG4SD network. This was marked by the international conference on adaptation to climate change ; in Saint-Denis, on 5th and 6th October 2017. Proposals made
by OMERAD members during the event were passed on by the Reunion Regional Council delegation in a parallel event at the COP 23 in Bonn, in November 2017.

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31
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