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Part II International Responsibility—Development and Relation with Other Laws, Ch.15 Relations between the International Law of Responsibility and Responsibility in Municipal Law

Pierre-Marie Dupuy

From: The Law of International Responsibility

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

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 20 May 2024

Responsibility of states — Wrongful acts — Customary international law — UN Charter — Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties — Act of state
After stating the first condition entailing a State’s international responsibility, ie an internationally wrongful act,1 and after defining the elements constituting that act—characterized by its subjective dimension (the attribution of the act to a subject of international law) as well as by its objective dimension (the violation of an international obligation)2—the Articles on Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts deal with the question how to ‘characteriz[e] an act of a State as internationally wrongful’.3 They draw on one of the most...
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