The main principle is that Egypt law will rule to determine the nature of a legal relationship in order to ascertain the law applicable in the event of a conflict between various laws in any particular suit. So the Egyptian law has the dominant hand in this scope as an arbitrator.
The status and the legal capacity of persons are governed by the law of the country to which they belong by reason of their nationality. If, however, in a transaction of a pecuniary nature, concluded and having effect in Egypt, (exception) one of the parties is a foreigner without legal capacity and such lack of capacity is due to a reason that is not apparent and which cannot be easily detected by the other party, this reason has no effect on his legal capacity. The legal status of foreign juristic persons such as companies, associations, foundations, or others, is subject to the law of the State in whose territory such juristic persons have established their actual principal seat of management. If, however, (exception) a juristic person carries on its principal activities in Egypt, Egyptian law will be applied.
The fundamental conditions relating to the validity of marriage are governed by the (national) law of each of the two spouses.
The effects of marriage, including its effects upon the property of the spouses, are regulated by the law of the country to which the husband belongs at the time of conclusion of the marriage. Repudiation of marriage is governed by the law of the country to which the husband belongs at the time of repudiation, whereas divorce and separation are governed by the law of the country to which the husband belongs at the time of the commencement of the legal proceedings (means divorce).
Main rules if one of the two spouses is an Egyptian in the cases of (The fundamental conditions, the effects of marriage, Repudiation or divorce)
If, one of the two spouses is an Egyptian at the time of the conclusion of the marriage, Egyptian law alone shall apply except as regards the legal capacity to marry.
Obligations as regards payment of alimony to relatives are governed by the (national) law of the person liable for such payment.
The (national) law of a person who should be protected shall apply in respect of all fundamental matters relating to natural and legal guardianship, receivership, and other forms of protection of persons without legal capacity and of absent persons.
Inheritances, wills and other dispositions taking effect after death are governed by the (national) law of the de cujus, the testator or the person disposing of property at death. The form of a will, however, is governed by the (national) law of testator at the time the will is made, or by the law of the country in which the will is made. The same principles apply to the form of other dispositions taking effect after death