Basic Documents in International Law / Edition 6

Basic Documents in International Law / Edition 6

by The Late Ian Brownlie, Q.C., Q-Club
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0199217718

ISBN-13: 9780199217717

Pub. Date: 01/05/2009

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Basic Documents in International Law draws together all of the most important documents needed for the study of international law. Collated by Ian Brownlie, a worldwide expert in the field, this book has provided students and practitioners with the most essential instruments giving a thorough grounding in this diverse and fascinating field of law.

This sixth

Overview

Basic Documents in International Law draws together all of the most important documents needed for the study of international law. Collated by Ian Brownlie, a worldwide expert in the field, this book has provided students and practitioners with the most essential instruments giving a thorough grounding in this diverse and fascinating field of law.

This sixth edition incorporates all key new documents within the field since the publication of the fifth edition in 2002, including the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.

Since the first edition appeared in 1967, this collection of basic texts has become an established aid both to the practicing lawyer using international law materials, and to the student of international law as a complement to existing course books. As the title states, the objective of the collection has always been to provide readers with the essential, basic documents, and this edition continues to do so, building on the aims and reputation established over the last 40 years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199217717
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/05/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
418
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

From the preface to the first edition v

Part 1 International Organizations

I Charter of the United Nations 2

II Declaration on Principles of International Law concerning Friendly Relations and Co-operation among States in Accordance with the Charter of the United Nations 27

III Constitution of the International Labour Organization 34

IV Constitutive Act of the African Union 53

Part 2 The Law of the Sea

I Conventions adopted by the United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea, 29 April 1958 66

1 The Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone 66

2 The High Seas 74

3 Fishing and Conservation of the Living Resources of the High Seas 82

4 The Continental Shelf 88

II Declaration of Principles Governing the Sea-bed and the Ocean Floor, and the Subsoil Thereof, Beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction 92

III Convention on the Law of the Sea (Parts I-X) 96

Part 3 Outer Space

Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and other Celestial Bodies 154

Part 4 Diplomatic Relations

Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations 162

Part 5 Permanent Sovereignty Over Natural Resources

I General Assembly Resolution of 1962 on Permanent Sovereignty over Natural Resources 176

II Charter of Economic Rights and Duties of States 180

Part 6 Human Rights and Self-Determination

I Universal Declaration of Human Rights 192

II International Covenants on Human Rights 196

1 International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 197

2 International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 205

3 Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 221

4 SecondOptional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Aiming at the Abolition of the Death Penalty 225

III Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples 228

IV International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination 231

V The European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights as Amended by Protocol No. 11 244

Protocols

1 As Amended by Protocol 11 257

4 As Amended by Protocol 11 258

6 As Amended by Protocol 11 260

7 As Amended by Protocol 11 262

12 Concerning the Prohibition of Discrimination 265

13 To the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms Concerning the Abolition of the Death Penalty in all Circumstances 267

Part 7 Law of Treaties

Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties 270

Part 8 State Responsibility

Articles on Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts 300

Part 9 Judicial Settlement of Disputes

Statute of the International Court of Justice 312

Part 10 International Criminal Law

I Statute of the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia Since 1991 326

II Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court 336

Index 407

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