renvoi

noun
ren·​voi | \ren-ˈvȯi\

Legal Definition of renvoi 

: the reference of a matter involving a conflict of laws to the law of the foreign jurisdiction involved including reference to the jurisdiction's rules governing conflicts of laws — compare whole law

History and Etymology for renvoi

French, act of sending back, reference, from Middle French, from renvoyer to send back

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