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Modern Treaty Law and Practice

ISBN13: 9780521598460
ISBN: 052159846X
Published: May 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

A comprehensive treatment of the law of treaties written from the point of view of a practitioner of 35 years experience: the first book of its kind. Aust provides a wealth of examples of the real problems experienced in making and using treaties day by day, not just when a treaty is the subject of a court case. As such it is invaluable to the practitioner. Aust aims to supply the reader with a full and rounded understanding of all aspects of treaties. He avoids technical language as far as possible, making his work accessible to non-lawyers.

Although not primarily an academic work, there is plenty to interest and inform law students and teachers (it has established itself as a course book), as well as those specialising in political science, international relations or diplomacy.

Public International Law
Introduction; 1 The Vienna convention on the law of treaties; 2 What is a treaty?; 3 MOUs; 4 Capacity to make treaties; 5 Full powers; 6 Adoption and authentication; 7 Consent to be bound; 8 Reservations; 9 Entry into force; 10 Treaties and domestic law; 11 Territorial application; 12 Successive treaties; 13 Interpretation; 14 Third states; 15 Amendment; 16 Duration and termination; 17 Invalidity; 18 The depositary; 19 Registration and publication; 20 Settlement of disputes; 21 Remedies for breach; 22 Succession to treaties; 23 Drafting and final clauses; Appendices.