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Immunity from Jurisdiction and Immunity from Measures of Constraint

Michael Wood

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: 26 September 2023

Immunity from jurisdiction, states — Treaties, entry into force — Treaties, interpretation
In its judgment of 3 February 2012 in Jurisdictional Immunities of the State, the International Court of Justice observed:[T]he immunity from enforcement enjoyed by States in regard to their property situated on foreign territory goes further than the jurisdictional immunity enjoyed by those same States before foreign courts. Even if a judgment has been lawfully rendered against a foreign State, in circumstances such that the latter could not claim immunity from jurisdiction, it does not follow ipso facto that the State against which judgment has been given can be...
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