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A.R.

A.R.   Quick reference

Guide to Latin in International Law

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6 words

An abbreviation of Anno regni.

Aaland Islands Case

Aaland Islands Case   Reference library

Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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2009
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225 words

(1920) L.N.O.J. Spec. Supp. No. 3. During the union between Sweden and Finland, the Aaland Islands formed part of

Ab abusu ad usum non valet consequentia

Ab abusu ad usum non valet consequentia   Quick reference

Guide to Latin in International Law

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“A progression from abuse to use is ineffective.”

A maxim meaning that the use or application of a principle or

Ab ante

Ab ante adv.   Quick reference

Guide to Latin in International Law

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“From before.”

Done in advance or prior to a relevant event. An alternative formulation is Ab antecedente. See also

Ab antecedente

Ab antecedente adv.   Quick reference

Guide to Latin in International Law

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“From the preceding.”

An alternative formulation of Ab ante.

Ab antiquo

Ab antiquo adv. Neo.   Quick reference

Guide to Latin in International Law

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“From antiquity.”

Having been so since ancient times; having a temporally distant origin. E.g., “As regards the claim of

Ab extra

Ab extra adv.   Quick reference

Guide to Latin in International Law

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“From outside.”

Originating from an outside source; originating from a third party. E.g., “The [UN General] Assembly can only

Ab identitate rationis

Ab identitate rationis adv.   Quick reference

Guide to Latin in International Law

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“By the same reasoning.”

Using the same kind or method of reasoning.

Ab inconvenienti

Ab inconvenienti adj.   Quick reference

Guide to Latin in International Law

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“From what is inconvenient.”

Due to inconvenience. The judicial doctrine of forum non conveniens is based on considerations ab inconvenienti

Ab initio

Ab initio adv.   Quick reference

Guide to Latin in International Law

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“From the beginning.”

From or at the beginning; originally; from inception. The term does not imply that the situation existing

Ab initio mundi

Ab initio mundi adv.   Quick reference

Guide to Latin in International Law

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“From the beginning of the world.”

(1) Always, as when a state or practice always existed and has always existed.

Ab invito

Ab invito adv.   Quick reference

Guide to Latin in International Law

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“By the unwilling person.”

(1) Involuntarily; unwillingly.

(2) Done or performed by an unwilling party. For example, a treaty signed

Ab novo

Ab novo adv.   Quick reference

Guide to Latin in International Law

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“Newly.”

An alternative term for De novo.

Ab olim

Ab olim adv.   Quick reference

Guide to Latin in International Law

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“Of old; formerly.”

(1) In distant times.

(2) By long tradition. Compare with Ab antiquo.

abduction

abduction   Reference library

Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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2009
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The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction of 25 October 1980 (1343 U.N.T.S. 97)

Aberratio ictus

Aberratio ictus n.   Quick reference

Guide to Latin in International Law

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“Diversion of the blow.”

A harm accidentally inflicted on a party as a result of an action directed at a

Ablegatus

Ablegatus n.   Quick reference

Guide to Latin in International Law

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“Envoy.”

An envoy or other diplomatic representative ranked below the level of ambassador.

ablegatus

ablegatus   Reference library

Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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2009
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An early term, translated into envoy, signifying a diplomatic representative of a level below that of ambassador. See Satow's Guide

abortion

abortion   Reference library

Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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2009
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There is no specific provision of binding international law that deals directly with the question of abortion. Art. 4(1) of

Abrogatio legis

Abrogatio legis n.   Quick reference

Guide to Latin in International Law

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“Abrogation of law.”

A law that has been repealed or is otherwise no longer in force.

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