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Preamble

Christian J. Tams

From: The United Nations Convention on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and Their Property: A Commentary

Edited By: Roger O’Keefe, Christian J. Tams, Antonios Tzanakopoulos (Assistant Editor)

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 02 July 2022

Subject(s):
Immunity from jurisdiction, states — Treaties, application — UN Charter — State practice — Rule of law — Customary international law
The States Parties to the present Convention, Considering that the jurisdictional immunities of States and their property are generally accepted as a principle of customary international law, Having in mind the principles of international law embodied in the Charter of the United Nations, Believing that an international convention on the jurisdictional immunities of States and their property would enhance the rule of law and legal certainty, particularly in dealings of States with natural or juridical persons, and would contribute to the codification and...
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