Part 5 Reports for the ILC Study Group on Treaties over Time, Report 1 Jurisprudence of the International Court of Justice and Arbitral Tribunals of Ad Hoc Jurisdiction Relating to Subsequent Agreements and Subsequent Practice
Edited By: Georg Nolte
- Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties — Treaties, invalidity, termination, suspension, withdrawal — Ordinary meaning (treaty interpretation and) — Object & purpose (treaty interpretation and) — Official interpretations by the parties — Arbitral tribunals — Jurisdiction — Intertemporal law
At its sixtieth session the Commission decided to include the topic ‘Treaties over time’ in its program of work.1 This decision was taken on the basis of a proposal which is contained in Annex A of the Commission’s Report of 2008.2 At its sixty-first session the Commission decided to establish a Study Group on the topic.3 The present report should be the point of departure for the consideration of the topic by the Study Group. Treaties must be complied with. This should raise no legal problems if the treaty obligations are clear and if the situation prevailing at...