Common law of international organizations /

Provides a theory of the system of legal norms that are developed partly in the internal written law of intergovernmental organizations and partly through their consistent practice, and that are common to intergovernmental organizations. This volume aims to bring together all those elements pertaini...

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Main Author: Seyersted, Finn.
Format: eBook
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2008.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Scope and purpose
  • Intergovernmental organizations
  • internal and international law
  • The basic general distinctions
  • Types of jurisdiction exercised by self-governing communities
  • Inherent jurisdiction over organs and oficials
  • Extended jurisdiction of some organizations in substantive matters (delegated powers)
  • Settlement of internal
  • Public international law; introduction
  • International acts
  • Responsibility of intergovernmental organizations
  • Internal relations
  • External relations with private parties, introduction
  • Provisions on applicable law
  • Practice when there is no conficts provision
  • Relationship between international law of igos and general principles of law
  • Choice between national laws: references to the law of the organization in traditional confict of laws
  • Relationship between competent courts and applicable law. interpretation of jurisdictional clauses
  • Conclusions.