Law of Treaties

in Andrew Mitchell and Jenny Beard (eds), International Law – In Principle (Sydney: Thomson, 2009) 157–178 (ISBN 9780455225692)

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Andrew D. Mitchell

University of Melbourne - Law School

Date Written: 2009

Abstract

This chapter discusses what is a treaty and what is its significance in international law; the process by which treaties are formed and the legal effects of treaties at various stages of their formation; the nature, validity and legal consequences of reservations to treaties; the process of treaty interpretation; the grounds on which the invalidity of a treaty may be invoked and the effect of invalidity; and the grounds on which a party may terminate or suspend the operation of a treaty and the consequences of such termination or suspension.

Keywords: treaty, international law, reservation, treaty termination

Suggested Citation

Mitchell, Andrew D., Law of Treaties (2009). in Andrew Mitchell and Jenny Beard (eds), International Law – In Principle (Sydney: Thomson, 2009) 157–178 (ISBN 9780455225692). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2665016

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