8 / 1997
Aleksej Kalc

Outlines of the developmnet of emigration legislation in teh 18th century and up to World War I

A contrastive overview of the emigration legislation in the period of liberalism with regard to the socio-economic and legal-philosophical backgrounds and the changed attitude of the state towards the emigration phenomenon with a consequential transition from the repressive treatment of the problem to a social and protectionist one. The development, the common content and technical characteristics of regulatory arrangements as well as their peculiarities in view of the circumstances and the emigration policies of individual countries are outlined.