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Part IV The Content of International Responsibility, Ch.37 Overview of Part Two of the Articles on State Responsibility

Rosalyn Higgins

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: 13 July 2024

Lex specialis — Opinio juris — State practice — Responsibility of states — Wrongful acts — Reparations — Consular relations — Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties
It is stated at the outset to Part Two of the ILC’s Commentary to ARSIWA that: Whereas Part One of the articles defines the general conditions necessary for State Responsibility to arise, Part Two deals with the legal consequences for the responsible State.1 These consequences are described as giving rise to a ‘new legal relationship which arises upon the commission by a State of an internationally wrongful act’.2 This marks the arrival point along the road set out for the Commission by Roberto Ago during the period 1973–9. His point of departure was that the...
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