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Part III The Sources of International Responsibility, Ch.16 Overview of Part One of the Articles on State Responsibility

Gilbert Guillaume

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: 17 July 2024

Responsibility of states — Reparations
This section concerns the ‘Origin of International Responsibility’. In other words, the question is in which circumstances the responsibility of States and other international actors will be engaged under international law. Traditionally and under the influence of domestic law, the international responsibility of States rests on three pillars: a wrongful act, an injury and a causal link between act and injury. Charles de Visscher pointed out in his course at the Hague Academy in 1935 that responsibility relates back to the obligation of the State to make...
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