Meaning of Codification and VCLT as the First Round of Codification of Customary Rules of Treaty Interpretation

  • Chang-fa LoEmail author


This chapter turns to explain the main theme of the book, i.e. the codification. It explains the meaning of codification in general and the specific codification of customary international law as reflected in the VCLT. The current text of the VCLT can be considered as the result of the first round of codification. The VCLT includes the codification of the then existing customary rules and the development of new customary rules.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Judicial YuanConstitutional CourtTaipeiTaiwan

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