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Part IV State Immunity from Measures of Constraint in Connection with Proceedings Before a Court, Article 18

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, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 03 December 2022

Subject(s):
Immunity from jurisdiction, states — Immunity from jurisdiction, execution of judgments — Treaties, interpretation — Treaties, scope (temporal and territorial) — Travaux préparatoires — Foreign judgments, recognition and enforcement — Consent to jurisdiction
No pre-judgment measures of constraint, such as attachment or arrest, against property of a State may be taken in connection with a proceeding before a court of another State unless and except to the extent that: Article 18 is the first of the two main provisions in Part IV of the Convention dealing with immunity from measures of constraint against State property taken in connection with proceedings before a foreign court. In contrast to Article 19, which deals with post-judgment measures of constraint, Article 18 deals with pre-judgment measures, such as...
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