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Ways of Taking into Consideration the Object-and-Purpose and the Possible Codification

  • Chang-fa LoEmail author
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Abstract

This chapter explains the meaning of object-and-purpose provided in VCLT Article 31.1. It also explains that the object-and-purpose can be identified from the preamble and from the text, and can even be inferred from the text. It further discusses the ways of considering the object-and-purpose of the interpreted treaty.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Judicial YuanConstitutional CourtTaipeiTaiwan

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