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Part III The Sources of International Responsibility, Ch.20 Attribution of Conduct to Multiple States and the Implication of a State in the Act of Another State

Christian Dominicé

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
The situations or circumstances in which one or more States may be held responsible for an internationally wrongful act are many and diverse.1 As suggested by the title of this Chapter, it is convenient to distinguish between circumstances where the internationally wrongful act is attributable to more than one State and circumstances where one State is implicated in the unlawful act of another State. The first category, where two or more States are jointly responsible, comprises two situations which are completely different. On the one hand, when States act...
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