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Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties

A Commentary

  • Oliver Dörr
  • Kirsten Schmalenbach

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xliv
  2. Preamble

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 9-16
  3. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 19-25
    3. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 27-48
    4. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 81-88
  4. Conclusion and Entry into Force of Treaties

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 105-117
    3. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 119-130
    4. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 131-135
    5. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 137-146
    6. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 147-151
    7. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 153-162
    8. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 163-173
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      Pages 197-208
    10. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 239-286
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      Pages 287-306
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      Pages 307-319
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      Pages 321-336
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      Pages 337-347
    15. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 349-388
    16. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 391-406
    17. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 407-421
  5. Observance, Application and Interpretation of Treaties

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 423-423
    2. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 427-451
    3. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 453-473
    4. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 477-487
    5. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 489-503
    6. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 521-570
    7. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 571-586
    8. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 605-643
    9. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 645-654
    10. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 655-671
  6. Amendment and Modification of Treaties

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 697-697
    2. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 699-707
    3. Oliver Dörr, Kirsten Schmalenbach
      Pages 709-717

About this book

Introduction

The Commentary on the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties provides an in-depth article-by-article analysis of all provisions of the Vienna Convention. The texts are uniformly structured: (I) Purpose and Function of the Article, (II) Historical Background and Negotiating History, and (III) Elements of the Article. The Vienna Convention on Treaties between States and IOs and between IOs is taken into account where appropriate. In sum, the present Commentary contains a comprehensive legal analysis of all aspects of the international law of treaties. Where the law of treaties reaches into other fields of international law, e.g. the law of state responsibility, the relevant interfaces are discussed and contextualized. With its focus on international practice, the Commentary is addressed to academia, as well as to practitioners of international law.


Keywords

Customary law International Law International Organizations Law of Treaties

Editors and affiliations

  • Oliver Dörr
    • 1
  • Kirsten Schmalenbach
    • 2
  1. 1., European Legal Studies InstituteUniversity of OsnabrückOsnabrückGermany
  2. 2., Law FacultyUniversity of SalzburgSalzburgAustria

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