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The temporal jurisdiction of international tribunals

Gallus, Nick author Save to your list

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  • Creator Nick Gallus
  • Format Books
  • Publication First Edition. Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2017.
  • Physical Details
    • xxviii, 158 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0198791674, 9780198791676
  • OCLC ocn962005373

Summary

  • "The period of an international tribunal's temporal jurisdiction is, generally, the span of time during which an act must have occurred before the tribunal may consider if the act breached an international obligation. There are many questions concerning this particular aspect of an international tribunal's jurisdiction: Does a tribunal have power over acts that occurred after the entry into force of the obligation allegedly breached, but before the tribunal's jurisdiction was accepted? What about acts that began before the tribunal's jurisdiction was accepted but continued after? To what extent can acts before the period of the tribunal's jurisdiction affect its decision on whether or not there is a breach through acts afterwards? [Thiis book] examines these questions in depth, comprehensively comparing decisions from a wide variety of sources, including the International Court of Justice, Human Rights Courts, World Trade Organization panels, and investment treaty tribunals." -- Book jacket

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Introduction -- Temporal jurisdiction over acts outside the period that the obligation allegedly breached is in force -- Temporal jurisdiction over acts before the acceptance of a tribunal's jurisdiction -- Temporal jurisdiction over acts before the period of limitation -- The effect of acts that begin before the main temporal limits but that continue after -- The effect of acts before the main temporal limits on the tribunal's jurisdiction over later acts -- The effect of acts before the main temporal limits on the determination of breach through later acts -- Temporal jurisdiction over disputes that arose before the acceptance of the tribunal's jurisdiction - Conclusions

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