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The Dynamics of Euro-African Co-operation: Being an Analysis and Exposition of Institutional, Legal and Socio-Economic Aspects of Association/Co-operation with the European Economic Community

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789024718412
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 2/28/1977
  • Edition description: 1976
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 394
  • Product dimensions: 0.88 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

I. The European Economic Community, The Associates and “Associables”: Historical Background and Developments.- 1.1 The Concept of Association.- 1.6 The Implementing Convention.- 1.7 The First Yaounde Convention.- 1.9 Initial Impact of Association on Commonwealth African Countries.- 1.10 The Second Yaounde Convention (Convention of Association).- 1.11 The Content of the Convention of Association.- 1.12 Trade.- 1.17 Financial and Technical Co-operation.- 1.20 Right of Establishment, Services, Payments, Movement of Capital.- 1.22 The Institutions of Association.- 1.23 General and Final Provisions, etc.- 1.24 The Enlarged Community and Its Repercussions.- 1.27 Beginning of Negotiations between the Community and the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States.- II. Institutional Provisions.- 2.1 Comparative Analysis of Institutional Provisions of the Yaounde Conventions.- 2.5 The Association Council.- 2.6 Members of the Association Council.- 2.7 Powers and Functions of the Association Council.- 2.8 Trade.- 2.10 Financial and Technical Co-operation.- 2.13 Right of Establishment, Services, Payments, Movement of Capital, etc.- 2.14 Quasi-Judicial Functions.- 2.16 Miscellaneous Functions.- 2.20 The Association Committee.- 2.21 Parliamentary Conference.- 2.22 Members of the Parliamentary Conference.- 2.23 Functions and Powers of the Parliamentary Conference.- 2.25 Court of Arbitration.- 2.27 Members of the Court of Arbitration.- 2.29 Jurisdiction of the Court.- 2.31 Access to the Court.- 2.32 Proceedings before the Court.- 2.34 Powers of the Court.- 2.35 Miscellaneous Provisions.- III. A Historical Study of Certain Provisions of the Yaounde II Convention as a Basis for Interpretation of the ACP-EEC Convention Of Lomé.- 3.2 Legal Basis of Association.- 3.10 Is There an “Association Law”?.- 3.12 Conclusions.- 3.13 Does the Association Have International Status—.- 3.29 Conclusions.- 3.37 On the Question of Sovereignty.- 3.41 Conclusions.- 3.42 Some Jurisdictional Issues.- 3.43 Miscellaneous Private International Law Questions.- 3.44 On the Choice of Law.- 3.45 The Law Governing Contracts of Employment of Association Servants.- 3.46 The Attitude of Municipal Courts to Questions of Jurisdictional Immunity.- 3.47 The Association and Immovable Property.- 3.48 The Proper Law of Association Contracts.- 3.49 Legal Questions relating to Proceedings in Municipal Courts.- 3.50 Venue.- 3.51 Application of Adjective Law by Municipal Courts.- 3.52 Security for Costs.- 3.53 Discovery of Documents and Interrogatories.- 3.54 Execution of Judgments.- 3.55 Voting Procedures.- 3.56 The General Principles of Law Recognised by “Civilised Nations” and the Evolution of “Association Law”.- 3.57 The General Principles of Law.- 3.59 The Principle of Good Faith and Pacta Sunt Servanda.- 3.67 The Principle of Self-Preservation.- 3.68 Judicial Proceedings.- 3.71 The Principle of Res Judicata.- 3.72 Conclusions.- 3.74 The General Principles of Law in African Customary Law and Other Systems.- 3.74 General Observations.- 3.86 Contractual Relationships in African Customary Law.- 3.87 Elements of African Customary Law of Contract.- 3.90 Types of Contract in African Customary Law.- 3.91 Remedies.- 3.92 Conceptions in the Law of Contract.- 3.93 Principles of Injury, Liability and Responsibility in African Customary Law.- 3.96 Procedure in the Traditional Courts.- 3.97 Other Systems of Law.- 3.98 Conclusions — I.- 3.100 Conclusions — II.- 3.101 Conclusions — III.- 3.102 The General Principles of Law recognised by Member States and Associated States?.- 3.122 Conclusions.- IV. Political and Economic Considerations and Their Legal Effects.- 4.1 General Observations.- 4.3 Africa and the National Territorial State.- 4.8 Berlin Conferences (1884—85) compared with the Brussels Conferences (1973—75).- 4.16 Reflections on the Negotiations between the Enlarged EEC and African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States.- 4.16 Financial and Technical Co-operation.- 4.21 Trade.- 4.23 Stabilization of Export Earnings.- 4.24 Agriculture.- 4.27 Future Perspectives.- 4.29 Reciprocity or Reverse Preferences.- 4.32 Industrial Co-operation.- 4.35 Banking and Related Problems.- 4.39 European Investment Bank Loans to Associated States.- 4.44 The Association and the International Monetary Fund.- 4.45 Problems of Exchange Control.- 4.47 Conclusions.- V. The ACP-EEC Convention of Lomé.- 5.1 General Observations.- 5.2 Title I — Trade.- 5.3 Title II — Export Earnings from Commodities.- 5.4 Title III — Industrial Co-operation.- 5.5 Title IV — Financial and Technical Co-operation.- 5.6 Title V — Provisions relating to Establishment, Services, Payments and Capital Movements.- 5.7 Title VI — Institutions.- 5.8 Title VII — General and Final Provisions.- VI. General Conclusions.- Appendix: Synoptic Information on the ACP States which Negotiated the ACP-EEC Convention of Lomé with the Enlarged European Economic Community.- African States.- Caribbean States.- Pacific States.- Selected Bibliography.- Index of Cases.

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