International Adjudicating and Non-adjudicating Bodies as Treaty Interpreters and the Possible Codification

  • Chang-fa LoEmail author


This chapter explains that there are proliferated international adjudicating bodies which interpret the disputed treaties. There are also non-adjudicating bodies which are granted with the authorities to issue authoritative interpretations. Domestic courts sometimes have to interpret self-executing treaties. The chapter also explains the reasons for international adjudicators and domestic courts are bound by the VCLT when interpreting treaties. It also explain that treaty interpretation is generally not needed in mediation/conciliation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Judicial YuanConstitutional Court Judicial YuanTaipeiTaiwan

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