The International Law Commission 1999-2009: Volume IV: Treaties, Final Draft Articles and Other…

Hardcover | January 16, 2011

byMichael Wood, Arnold Pronto

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This book continues the three-volume series edited by Sir Arthur Watts and published in 1999 and 2000. It contains the final product of the International Law Commission (ILC)'s work over the decade 1999-2008. The ILC's work is frequently cited by international and national courts, bygovernments, practitioners, and academic authors. The present volume includes the full text, and commentaries where applicable, of ILC texts adopted during the period under review, on such important topics as State responsibility, diplomatic protection, nationality in relation to the succession of States, unilateral acts of States, thefragmentation of international law, as well as several topics relevant to international environmental law, including prevention of transboundary harm from hazardous activities, international liability in case of loss from transboundary harm arising out of hazardous activities, and the law oftransboundary aquifers. It further updates the existing series with the inclusion of a chapter on the United Nations Convention on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and their Property.Each text is accompanied by an authoritative introduction, a note on the preparatory work, a carefully selected bibliography, and the relevant resolutions of the General Assembly.

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This book continues the three-volume series edited by Sir Arthur Watts and published in 1999 and 2000. It contains the final product of the International Law Commission (ILC)'s work over the decade 1999-2008. The ILC's work is frequently cited by international and national courts, bygovernments, practitioners, and academic authors. The...

Sir Michael Wood, KCMG, QC, is a member of the International Law Commission, and a Senior Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge. He is a barrister at 20 Essex Street, London. He was Legal Adviser to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office between 1999 and 2006. He joined the FCO as an Assistant ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:928 pagesPublished:January 16, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Introduction: The International Law Commission 1999-2009Part I: The Treaties1. State immunityPart II: Final draft Articles and Principles on other topics2. Nationality of natural persons in relation to the succession of States3. State responsibility4. Prevention of transboundary harm from hazardous activities5. Allocation of loss in the case of transboundary harm arising out of hazardous activities6. Diplomatic protection7. Unilateral acts of States8. Law of transboundary aquifersPart III: Reports other than final draft Articles9. Fragmentation of international law: difficulties arising from the diversification and expansion of international law