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Jurisdiction and Admissibility: African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACtHPR)

Misha Ariana Plagis

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 25 September 2021

Subject(s):
Admissibility — Individual complaint procedure — Jurisdiction

Published under the direction of Hélène Ruiz Fabri, with the support of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law.

1 The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACtHPR) (‘Court’) was established in 2004 as a result of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Establishment of an African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (‘Protocol’) coming into force. There are a number of years between the various events that led to the Court being established: the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (1981) (‘African Charter’) was adopted in 1981, the Protocol establishing the Court followed in 1998; however, the Protocol was only ratified in 2004...
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