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Part IV The Content of International Responsibility, Ch.38 The Obligation of Cessation

Olivier Corten

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: 26 May 2024

Responsibility of states — Wrongful acts — Reparations — Circumstances precluding wrongfulness — General principles of international law
Pursuant to article 30 of the Articles on State Responsibility, entitled ‘Cessation and non-repetition’: The State responsible for the internationally wrongful act is under an obligation: (a) to cease that act, if it is continuing; (b) to offer appropriate assurances and guarantees of non-repetition, if circumstances so-require. The general principle underlying this provision is respect for the rule of law. However, the application of the rule is subject to certain specific conditions and entails certain legal consequences. The obligation of cessation of wrongful...
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