This fact is however illustrated even better by means of other examples. Later — in The Morality of Law — Fuller argued that his principles are not only 12 George Breckenridgesummarizes these as: i The generality of law laws must consist of general rules ; ii promulgation citizens must know what is expected before they can obey ; iii retroactive laws a system which is made up solely or largely of retroactive laws could not function ; iv clarity in the law necessary for obedience ; v contradictions in the law these produce chaos ; vi laws cannot require the impossible; vii laws must maintain some degree of constancy through time; viii and there must be some congruence between official action and the declared rule if chaos is to be avoided.
It is important to take notice of the fact that social rules do not require observance by all members of the group. The argument then is that the Nazi legal system was so outrageous that a deviation such as A6 was desirable at the time.
However, after serving some time in prison, the husband was sent to the front. First, there seems to be an impending difficulty in the enactments that the exiled Dutch government drew up in London. The very same reasoning can be upheld with regard to laws which exclude women or black people from public office or from the right to vote.
Both legal philosophers however differ in the way they can come to decide upon its validity. Is there not something intuitively immoral in changing the legal status of transactions with Germans out of expedient aims?
The first is the external point of view, in which an observer takes note of individual practice. Tweede Kamer, vergaderstukken in: Adviescommissie restitutieverzoeken cultuurgoederen en Tweede Wereldoorlog, Jaarverslag A6 might be valid law, but one could still criticize it for its lack of proper promulgation and its retroactive stipulation.
Did the Dutch legal system cease to exist or did it live on in exile?
Under enemy occupation there may be stages at which the old legal system still functions in exile.