Free Zones of Upper Savoy and Gex Case
- Peace treaties
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 The issue at the core of the judgment of 7 June 1932 of the Permanent Court of International Justice (PCIJ) in the controversy between France and Switzerland was whether a State can get rid of an obligation assumed towards a State through a later treaty concluded with other States. The clear answer of the PCIJ was negative. 2 The matter of the controversy was as follows. In the Definite Treaty of Peace, with Additional Article concerning the Abolition of the Slave Trade, and related Conventions and Documents, Including a Treaty of Alliance between the Victorious...