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Ch.1 Establishing the Claims Process

Edited By: Howard M. Holtzmann, Edda Kristjánsdóttir

From: International Mass Claims Processes: Legal and Practical Perspectives

Edited By: Howard M. Holtzmann, Edda Kristjánsdóttir

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 28 May 2023

Claims — UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules — Arbitration — Since World War II — Jurists — Diplomatic immunity — Diplomatic missions — Diplomatic relations — Diplomatic privileges — NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) — Economic sanctions — Geneva Conventions 1949 — Prisoners of war — Refugees — Internally displaced persons — Ethnic cleansing

This chapter discusses the establishment of the claims process. Topics covered include the types of constituting instrument(s) or procedures by which claims processes are created. It then discusses constituting instrument, modifications and amendments, jurisdiction of the claims process, remedies available in the claims process, where the claims process is physically located, privileges and immunities provided for decision-makers and staff in the claims process, and participation of claimants in planning. An Editors’ Commentary and separate Annotations show how each of these Mass Claims Processes has handled the matter.

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