1969 Vienna Convention: Article 51 Coercion of a Representative of State
THE VIENNA CONVENTIONS ON THE LAW OF TREATIES. A COMMENTARY, pp. 1179-1198, O. Corten & P. Klein, eds., Oxford University Press, July 2011
Posted: 7 Jul 2011
Date Written: July 7, 2011
This article deals with one of the most ancient and firmly consolidated grounds of invalidity of treaties. A treaty concluded through the coercion exerted against State representative, be it a single human being or a group thereof, is without any legal effect. Moreover, the act of coercion itself can amount to an international wrongful act.
Keywords: Nullity of Treaties, Coercion, State Representative
JEL Classification: K33
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