Part II International Responsibility—Development and Relation with Other Laws, Ch.8 The Work of García Amador on State Responsibility for Injury Caused to Aliens
Edited By: James Crawford, Alain Pellet, Simon Olleson, Kate Parlett (Assistant)
- Responsibility of states — Reparations — Damages — Nationalilty of individuals — Codification
The codification efforts earlier undertaken by the League of Nations, and described in the preceding Chapter, were taken up by the United Nations as soon as it was founded. The ILC was mandated by the General Assembly to codify and progressively develop inter national law, and from its first session in 1949 the ILC placed the subject of State responsibility on the list of provisional topics considered suitable for codification. 1 The ILC appointed FV García Amador as Special Rapporteur in 1955 when the General Assembly re-launched the idea and invited the ILC ‘to...