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Part VII The Mechanics of the Convention, 23 Territorial Application of the Genocide Convention and State Succession

Marko Milanovic

From: The UN Genocide Convention: A Commentary

Edited By: Paola Gaeta

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 17 April 2024

Subject(s):
Jurisdiction of states, territoriality principle — State succession — Responsibility of states — Genocide
As stated by the International Law Commission (ILC): Certain types of treaty, by reason of their subject-matter, are hardly susceptible of territorial application in the ordinary sense. Most treaties, however, have application to territory and a question may arise as to what is their precise scope territorially.1 Most of the provisions of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Genocide Convention’ or ‘Convention’) are undoubtedly susceptible to territorial application. Do, for example, state...
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