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Aaland Islands Case

Aaland Islands Case   Reference library

Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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2009
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Law, International Law
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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

Aaland Islands Case

Aaland Islands Case  

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(1920) L.N.O.J. Spec. Supp. No. 3. During the union between Sweden and Finland, the Aaland Islands formed part of the administrative division of Finland, but were ceded to Russia by ...
abduction

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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)

Abdullah El-Erian

Abdullah El-Erian  

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1920–1982.Egyptian diplomat and public servant; Professor, Cairo 1943–1961; Member, I.L.C. 1957–1958 and 1962–1978; Judge, I.C.J. 1979–1981. Principal works include Condominium and Related Situations ...
ablegatus

ablegatus   Reference library

Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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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

ablegatus

ablegatus  

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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 to Diplomatic Practice (5th ed.), 84.
abortion

abortion   Reference library

Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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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

absence (in voting)

absence (in voting)   Reference library

Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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2009
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The absence of a State when a vote is taken in an organ of an international organization can raise problems.

absence (in voting)

absence (in voting)  

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The absence of a State when a vote is taken in an organ of an international organization can raise problems. One authority confidently asserts that ‘[i]t would seem to be ...
absolute consent, principle of

absolute consent, principle of   Reference library

Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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2009
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In relation to the amendment of the constitutions of international organizations, this principle requires unanimity on the part of all

absorption

absorption   Reference library

Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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An international organization may cease to exist through absorption by another, e.g., the International Bureau of Education was assimilated into

absorption

absorption  

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An international organization may cease to exist through absorption by another, e.g., the International Bureau of Education was assimilated into UNESCO in 1969. See Sands and Klein, Bowett's Law of ...
abstention (in voting)

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Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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2009
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Abstention by a State in voting in an organ of an international organization can give rise to significant legal problems.

abstention (in voting)

abstention (in voting)  

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Abstention by a State in voting in an organ of an international organization can give rise to significant legal problems. ‘At one time abstentions were apparently counted as negative votes ...
Abu Dhabi Arbitration

Abu Dhabi Arbitration   Reference library

Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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2009
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Properly styled Petroleum Development (Trucial Coast) Ltd. v. Sheikh of Abu Dhabi (1951) 18 I.L.R. 144, this proceeding arose

Abu Dhabi Arbitration

Abu Dhabi Arbitration  

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Properly styled Petroleum Development (Trucial Coast) Ltd. v. Sheikh of Abu Dhabi (1951) 18 I.L.R. 144, this proceeding arose out of a dispute as to whether the contract between the ...
abuse of flag

abuse of flag  

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‘It is [a] universally recognised rule [of customary international law] that warships of every state may seize, and bring to a port of their own for punishment, any foreign vessel ...
abuse of rights, doctrine of

abuse of rights, doctrine of   Reference library

Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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An abuse of rights ‘occurs when a state avails itself of its right [under international law] in an arbitrary manner

acceptance

acceptance   Reference library

Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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Acceptance is ‘the international act so named whereby a State establishes on the international plane its consent to be bound

Access to, or Anchorage in, the Port of Danzig, of Polish War Vessels Opinion

Access to, or Anchorage in, the Port of Danzig, of Polish War Vessels Opinion  

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(1931) P.C.I.J., Ser. A/B, No. 43. On 19 September 1931, the League of Nations’ Council asked the P.C.I.J. for an advisory opinion on whether the Danzig–Polish Treaty, contained in Part ...

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