Negotiating Investment Treaties: Mechanisms for Anticipating and Controlling Textual Drift
21 Pages Posted: 6 Jun 2016 Last revised: 23 Jun 2016
Date Written: April 19, 2016
Domestic lawmakers have at their disposal a repertory of techniques for reversing textual drifts that occur as a result of applications. It is more challenging for treaty parties. The paper reviews three methods for reversing textual drift and also examines the recent CETA dispute resolution procedure in these terms.
Keywords: bilateral investment treaties, lawmaking, law application, textual drift
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