Fred L Morrison
- State practice — Treaties, conclusion — Treaties, entry into force — Treaties, interpretation — Treaties, invalidity, termination, suspension, withdrawal — Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties — Foreign relations law
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 An executive agreement is a treaty that has been concluded and ratified by the executive branch without formal approval by a legislative body, in a State in which treaties are usually ratified only with such approval (see also Treaties, Conclusion and Entry into Force ). 2 The term executive agreement refers only to the status of the agreement within the domestic law of the State in question (see also International Law and Domestic [Municipal] Law ). For international purposes, the instrument is simply a treaty or international agreement, eg an agreement with an...