Principles of the Institutional Law of International Organizations by C. F. AmerasinghePrinciples of the Institutional Law of International Organizations by C. F. Amerasinghe

Principles of the Institutional Law of International Organizations

byC. F. Amerasinghe

Paperback | March 14, 2005

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This second edition of C.F. Amerasinghe's successful book has been revised to include a new chapter on judicial organs of international organizations, as well as a considerably developed chapter on dispute settlement. Amerasinghe examines the local remedies rule in terms of both historical and modern international law. He considers customary international law as well as the application of the rule to, among others, human rights protection and international organizations.
Title:Principles of the Institutional Law of International OrganizationsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:572 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 1.38 inShipping dimensions:8.98 × 5.98 × 1.38 inPublished:March 14, 2005Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521545579

ISBN - 13:9780521545570

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Table of Contents

Preface; List of abbreviations; Table of cases; 1. Introduction; 2. Interpretation of texts; 3. Legal personality; 4. Membership and representation; 5. Non-judicial organs of organizations; 6. Acts of non-judicial organs: their legal effect; 7. Acts of non-judicial organs: the doctrine of ultra vires; 8. Judicial organs; 9. The internal law: employment relations; 10. Privileges and immunities; 11. Financing; 12. Responsibility to and of international organizations; 13. The liability of member states vis-a-vis third parties; 14. Amendment of constitutions; 15. Dissolution and succession; 16. The peaceful settlement of disputes; Index.

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'... when the first edition of C. F. Amerasinghe's book on international organizations was published there was a gap in the literature on the topic. There was a need for an up-to-date book that could serve as a manageable guide to institutional law ... The book ... met the need so effectively that its structuring of institutional law is still today of some impact. ... the merits of the book have been located in its general characterization of institutional law, in the identification of both possibilities and limits to the very idea of a law of organizations, and in pinpointing the relationship of institutional law to other areas of international law. ... The first question that arises is why a revision is necessary. Amerasinghe answers this question himself. The ever increasing attention paid to judicial organs of organizations required including them into the book.' Netherlands International Law Review