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The Law of International Responsibility edited by Crawford, James; Pellet, Alain; Olleson, Simon; Parlett, Kate

Part V The Implementation of International Responsibility, Ch.63 Plurality of Injured States

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From: The Law of International Responsibility

Edited By: James Crawford, Alain Pellet, Simon Olleson, Kate Parlett

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 19 May 2019

Subject(s):
Responsibility of states — Wrongful acts — Countermeasures
The existence of a plurality of States ‘injured by the same internationally wrongful act’ is envisaged by the ILC in article 46 ARSIWA. Prima facie , the simplicity of the wording suggests that there is no specific problem with the existence of a plurality of injured States. Article 46 provides: Where several States are injured by the same internationally wrongful act, each injured State may separately invoke the responsibility of the State which has committed the internationally wrongful act. Nevertheless, the issue is linked to important theoretical problems...
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