• Iosif-Florin Moldovan Iosif-Florin Moldovan “Vasile Goldiş” Western University of Arad, Arad, Romania


AbstractAn institution of family law that is not currently found in the Family Code, engagementexisted in the Romanian law prior to the current regulations, representing the mutual promisebetween two people that they will marry one another.Regulated under the Article 266 of the new Civil Code, engagement has the sameregulatory framework, this time legal, representing the mutual promise to conclude amarriage.

Author Biography

Iosif-Florin Moldovan Iosif-Florin Moldovan, “Vasile Goldiş” Western University of Arad, Arad, Romania
University Lecturer, Faculty of Legal Sciences


The Civil Code of Romania, 2011

The Family Code - repealed by the entry into force of the Civil Code.

I.P. Filipescu, Legea aplicabilă căsătoriei şi divorţului, potrivit dreptului internaţional
privat român, in “Dreptul” Reviw, no. 10-11/1994;

I. Albu, Căsătoria în dreptul român, “Dacia” Publishing House, Bucharest, 1988;

I. Albu, in Perfecţiunea reglementărilor Codului familiei privitoare la căsătorie şi la
relaţiile dintre soţi.

V. Hanga, Drept privat roman, “Didactică şi Pedagogică” Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1978;

The Calimach Code, 1817 – 1832;

The Caragea Code, 1817 – 1832;

Andronachi Donici Code, 1817 – 1817
How to Cite
IOSIF-FLORIN MOLDOVAN, Iosif-Florin Moldovan. ENGAGEMENT. PAST AND PRESENT. AGORA INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF JURIDICAL SCIENCES, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 3, oct. 2013. ISSN 2067-7677. Available at: <http://univagora.ro/jour/index.php/aijjs/article/view/676>. Date accessed: 17 may 2022. doi: https://doi.org/10.15837/aijjs.v7i3.676.


Engagement;Romanian law;pre-marriage;trial marriage;promissory agreement;promise of marriage