Advertisement

Article 62. Fundamental change of circumstances

Chapter

Abstract

In contrast to Arts 54–60 and similar to Art 61, Art 62 makes provision for unforeseen developments or events affecting the execution of a treaty which occur outside of it and subsequent to its conclusion. It covers the fundamental change of circumstances in general terms, whereas Art 61 deals with one specific instance – the narrowly defined supervening impossibility of performance (→ Art 61 MN 1; also → MN 65).

Keywords

Fundamental Change Final Draft Special Rapporteur Essential Basis Treaty Obligation 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Selected Bibliography

  1. Aust 298–300.Google Scholar
  2. G Dahm/J Delbrück/R Wolfrum Völkerrecht, I/3 (2002) 742–753.Google Scholar
  3. C Feist Kündigung, Rücktritt und Suspendierung von multilateralen Verträgen (2001) 165–190.Google Scholar
  4. M Fitzmaurice/O Elias The Doctrine of Fundamental Change of Circumstances Revisited, in M Fitzmaurice/O Elias (eds) Contemporary Issues in the Law of Treaties (2005), 173–200.Google Scholar
  5. G Haraszti Treaties and the Fundamental Change of Circumstances (1975) 146 RdC 1–93.Google Scholar
  6. W Heintschel von Heinegg Treaties, Fundamental Change of Circumstances in MPEPIL (2008).Google Scholar
  7. R Jennings/A Watts Oppenheim’s International Law Vol I Parts 2–4 (9th edn 1992), 1304–1309.Google Scholar
  8. E Klein Statusverträge im Völkerrecht (1980).Google Scholar
  9. N Kontou The Termination and Revision of Treaties in the Light of New Customary International Law (1994).Google Scholar
  10. Restatement (Third) of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States, Volume 1 (1987), § 336.Google Scholar
  11. DF Vagts Rebus Revisited: Changed Circumstances in Treaty Law (2005) 43 Columbia JTL 459–476.Google Scholar
  12. A Vamvoukos Termination of Treaties in International Law. The Doctrines of Rebus Sic Stantibus and Desuetude (1985).Google Scholar
  13. A Verdross/B Simma Universelles Völkerrecht (3rd edn 1984) 526–533.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.European Legal Studies InstituteUniversity of OsnabrückOsnabrückGermany
  2. 2.Faculty of Law Department of Public Law/International LawUniversity of SalzburgSalzburgAustria

Personalised recommendations