Sierra Leone and the 1958 New York Convention: Signature or Domestic Approval Is Not Enough to Make a Treaty Enforceable in Municipal Law – A Personal Analysis

5 Pages Posted: 17 Jun 2019

Date Written: June 5, 2019

Abstract

This author’s research revealed that only two legal practitioners in Sierra Leone have written about Sierra Leone and New York Convention. Here, this author discusses the public international law requirements for a treaty to enter into force and apply to a State party. In particular, the paper discusses the rules on treaty ratification as the definitive step to conclusively demonstrate a State’s consent to be bound by a treaty.

Keywords: Ratification of Treaty; Instrument of Accession; State's Consent to Be Bound by a Treaty; Treaty Law

Suggested Citation

Koroma, Patrick Hassan Morlai, Sierra Leone and the 1958 New York Convention: Signature or Domestic Approval Is Not Enough to Make a Treaty Enforceable in Municipal Law – A Personal Analysis (June 5, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3399718 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3399718

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