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Part IV State Immunity from Measures of Constraint in Connection with Proceedings Before a Court, Article 20

Roger O’Keefe

From: The United Nations Convention on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and Their Property: A Commentary

Edited By: Roger O'Keefe, Christian J. Tams

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 28 May 2023

Immunity from jurisdiction, states — Treaties, interpretation — Consent to jurisdiction — Customary international law
Where consent to the measures of constraint is required under articles 18 and 19, consent to the exercise of jurisdiction under article 7 shall not imply consent to the taking of measures of constraint. Article 7 of the Convention provides that a State is not entitled to immunity from proceedings in a court of another State where it has expressly consented by one of several specified means to the exercise of jurisdiction over it.1 Articles 18 and 19 lay down that no pre- or post-judgment measures of constraint may be taken against the property of a State in...
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