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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law [MPEPIL]

State Succession in Other Matters than Treaties

Andreas Zimmermann

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 01 April 2020

Codification — Unification — Sovereignty — Customary international law — State succession — State succession, state property and contracts

Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.

1 According to Art. 1 (1) (a) Vienna Convention on Succession of States in Respect of State Property, Archives and Debts (States), State succession refers to ‘the replacement of one State by another in the responsibility for the international relations of territory’, said definition also being used, inter alia, in Art. 2 (1) (b) Vienna Convention on Succession of States in Respect of Treaties (State Succession in Treaties Treaties) and in Art. 2 (a) United Nations International Law Commission (‘UN ILC’) ‘Draft Articles on Nationality of Natural Persons in Relation...
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