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Part VI Final Clauses, Article 26

Jean d’Aspremont

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: 26 November 2022

Subject(s):
Immunity from jurisdiction, states — Specific treaties — Treaties, interpretation — Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties — Treaties, scope (temporal and territorial) — Travaux préparatoires — Foreign judgments, recognition and enforcement — Recognition and enforcement
Nothing in the present Convention shall affect the rights and obligations of States Parties under existing international agreements which relate to matters dealt with in the present Convention as between the parties to those agreements. Article 26 stipulates that, in the event of inconsistency between the provisions of the Convention and rights and obligations under any existing international agreement to which States parties to the Convention are parties, the latter are to prevail. In doing so, Article 26 aims not only to avoid placing the Convention’s State...
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