The International Law Commission 1949-1998: Volume Three: Final Draft Articles of the Material…

Hardcover | April 1, 2000

EditorArthur Watts

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This is the third of a three volume set, the publication of which will mark the fiftieth anniversary of the International Law Commission, the UN body principally responsible for the codification and development of international law. Together, the three volumes will collect the full texts ofthe Commission's final draft Articles and Commentaries, and other final reports, on all the topics on which it has completed work during its first fifty years, up to and including 1998. They will also contain the texts of all the treaties which have been concluded on the basis of the Commission'sdraft Articles. In this work, each topic is placed in context by a short but authoritative introductory note from the editor, a summary of the Commission's work, and a select bibliography. Topics covered in the third volume include: (in Part II) Rights and Duties of States; International Offences; Statelessness;Arbitration; Internatioanal Representatives of Staes; State Immunity and (in Part III) Customary International Law; Aggression.

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This is the third of a three volume set, the publication of which will mark the fiftieth anniversary of the International Law Commission, the UN body principally responsible for the codification and development of international law. Together, the three volumes will collect the full texts ofthe Commission's final draft Articles and Com...

Sir Arthur Watts read Law at Cambridge, then joined the Foreign Office (now the Foreign and Commonwealth Office) in 1956 as an assistant legal adviser. After a varied career with the FCO, he became Deputy Legal Adviser in 1982 and The Legal Adviser in 1987. He retired in 1991, and took up practice at the Bar. He has appeared in a nu...
Format:HardcoverPublished:April 1, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

PART II. FINAL DRAFT ARTICLES NOT YET HAVING RESULTED IN THE CONCLUSION OF A TREATYRight of Duties of States14. Rights and Duties of StatesInternational Offences15. Nuremberg Offences16. Offences Against International Peace and SecurityStatelessness17. Present StatelessnessArbitration18. Arbitral ProcedureTreaties19. Most Favoured Nation ClausesInternational Representatives of States20. Diplomatic CouriersState Immunity21. State ImmunityPART III: REPORTS OTHER THAN FINAL DRAFT ARTICLESCustomary International Law22. Availability of Customary International LawAggression23. Definition of AggressionTreaties24. Reservations to Treaties25. Treaties Concluded Under the Auspices of the League of NationsConsolidated Table of CasesConsolidated Index

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`Sir Arthur Watts has done a commendable job in bringing together in one place important material put out by this important body ... those interested in the work of the ILC will find it a very useful source of reference indeed.'Commonwealth Lawyer, April 2001