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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law [MPEPIL]

Treaties, Validity

Meinhard Schröder

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 22 September 2019

Subject(s):
Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties — Good faith — Treaties, application — Treaties, effect for third states — Treaties, invalidity, termination, suspension, withdrawal — State practice — Codification — Peremptory norms / ius cogens

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 term validity of treaties designates in a comprehensive manner the conditions a treaty must fulfil in order to produce a legal effect and the consequences in case of non-compliance ( Compliance ). These conditions concern (a) the power to conclude an international treaty ( Treaties, Conclusion and Entry into Force ; Treaty Making Power ); (b) the consent of the parties; (c) the legality of treaties; and (d) requirements for registration and publication ( Treaties, Registration and Publication ). Conflicts between treaties ( Treaties, Conflicts between ),...
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