Relations Between Treaty Interpretation and Finding/Assessment of Facts and the Possible Codification

  • Chang-fa LoEmail author


Fact finding and assessment is a very important element of judicial and quasi-judicial process. The fact finding and assessment process does not involve treaty interpretation issue. However, the rules governing the fact finding and assessment (including the evidential rules) are subject to treaty interpretation. The chapter discusses that a treaty interpreter should have a broader and more flexible latitude to interpret the procedural rules so as to make the dispute settlement mechanism properly function.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Judicial YuanConstitutional CourtTaipeiTaiwan

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