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The Law of International Responsibility edited by Crawford, James; Pellet, Alain; Olleson, Simon; Parlett (Assistant), Kate (20th May 2010)

Part IV The Content of International Responsibility, Ch.44 Division of Reparation between Responsible Entities

Alexander Orakhelashvili

From: The Law of International Responsibility

Edited By: James Crawford, Alain Pellet, Simon Olleson, Kate Parlett (Assistant)

Subject(s):
Responsibility of states — Wrongful acts — Responsibility of international organizations — Reparations — Circumstances precluding wrongfulness — Diplomatic protection — Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties
Internationally wrongful acts can be (and often are) committed through the collaboration of two or more subjects of international law, which gives rise to what is sometimes referred to as joint and several responsibility. In such situations the allocation of the remedial duties to relevant entities may become an issue. The law in this field is called on to find the proper balance between the two legitimate interests. The first is that of the injured entity in the effective redress for the wrongful act and its consequences. In the case of concurrent, combined or...
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