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Part IV State Immunity from Measures of Constraint in Connection with Proceedings Before a Court, Article 21

Chester Brown, 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: 07 December 2023

Immunity from jurisdiction, execution of judgments — Immunity from jurisdiction, states — Treaties, interpretation — Diplomatic missions — Property
Article 19(c) of the Convention provides that no post-judgment measures of constraint may be taken against property of a State in connection with a proceeding before a court of another State unless and to the extent that ‘it has been established that the property is specifically in use or intended for use by the State for other than government non-commercial purposes’.1 The purpose of Article 21 of the Convention is to deem certain categories of property of a State not to be ‘specifically in use or intended for use by the State for other than government...
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