The United Nations and the Development of Collective Security: The Delegation by the U. N. Security Council of Its Powers

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This book examines one of the most important challenges facing the United Nations today: the effective and lawful use of force by or under the authority of the UN to maintain or restore peace. It makes a significant contribution to the content of the law pertaining to the use of force by the UN and provides guidance as to the likely future developments in the legal framework governing collective action to maintain peace under the auspices of the United Nations.

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Overview

This book examines one of the most important challenges facing the United Nations today: the effective and lawful use of force by or under the authority of the UN to maintain or restore peace. It makes a significant contribution to the content of the law pertaining to the use of force by the UN and provides guidance as to the likely future developments in the legal framework governing collective action to maintain peace under the auspices of the United Nations.

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Danesh Sarooshi is Lecturer in Public international law at University College London

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The General Legal Framework Governing the Process of a Delegation by the UN Security Council of its Chapter VII Powers
I. The Nature of the Process of a Delegation of Chapter VII Powers
II. The General Competence of the Security Council to Delegate its Chapter VII Powers
III. Limitations on the General Competence of the Security Council to Delegate its Chapter VII Powers
IV. The ICJ and the Justiciability of a Delegation of Chapter VII Powers
2. The Delegation of Powers to the UN Secretary-General
I. The Competence of the Council to Delegate Chapter VII Powers to the Secretary-General
II. The Legal Framework Governing the Exercise of Delegated Chapter VII Powers by the Secretary-General
III. The Practice of the Secretary-General in Exercising Delegated Chapter VII Powers
3. The Delegation of Powers to UN Subsidiary Organs
I. UN Subsidiary Organs: Issues of Definition
II. The Authority of UN Principal Organs to Establish Subsidiary Organs: the Competence of the Council to Delegate Chapter VII Powers to Subsidiary Organs
III. Preconditions for the Lawful Establishment of UN Subsidiary Organs
4. The Legal Framework Governing the Delegation of Powers to UN Member States
I. The Competence of the Council to Delegate Chapter VII Powers to UN member States
II. Limitations on the Competence of the Council to Delegate Chapter VII Powers to Member States
III. Responsibility for the Acts of A Force Carrying Out UN Authorised Military Enforcement Action
5. The Delegation of Powers to UN Member States
I. A Delegation of Powers to Counter a Use of Force by a State or Entities Within a State
II. A Delegation of Powers to Carry Out a Naval Interdiction
III. A Delegation of Powers to Achieve Humanitarian Objectives
IV. A Delegation of Powers to Enforce a Council Declared No-Fly Zone: The Case of Iraq
V. A Delegation of Powers to Ensure Implementation by Parties of an Agreement which The Council Has Deemed is Necessary for the Maintainance or Restoration of Peace
6. The Delegation of Powers to Regional Arrangements
I. The Competence of the Council to Delegate Chapter VII Powers to Regional Arrangements
II. The Delegation of Powers to NATO
III. The Policy of Delegating Chapter VII Powers to Regional Arrangements
7. Concluding Remarks
Bibliography
Index

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