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Published: 15 September 2008

604 Pages

ISBN: 9780199546220

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The Interpretation of Acts and Rules in Public International Law

Alexander Orakhelashvili

Oxford Monographs in International Law

  • Combines the examination of the process of interpretation in international law as a system with the analysis of all relevant practice from the 19th century onwards to the present
  • Covers the wide range of doctrinal opinion and of areas of international law regarding the process of interpretation of international acts and rules, including the analysis of practice of all major international courts and tribunals
  • Examines the interpretation of the wide range of international acts, including treaties, unilateral acts, institutional decisions, as well as the competence to interpret
  • Develops an argument that combines the doctrinal and conceptual perception of international law with how it operates in practice