General principles of law as applied by international courts and tribunals [reprinted] (Book, 2006) []
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General principles of law as applied by international courts and tribunals [reprinted]

General principles of law as applied by international courts and tribunals [reprinted]

Author: Bin Cheng
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Series: Grotius classic reprint series, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Facsimile reprint of 1953 pbkView all editions and formats

If the general principles of law are not to run the risk of being exploited as an ideological cloak for self-interest, their scope and substance must be clearly defined and understood. Here, Cheng  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bin Cheng
ISBN: 9780521030007 0521030005
OCLC Number: 1006028468
Notes: Facsimile reprint.
"[F]irst published by Stevens & Sons Limited in 1953 as number 21 in the London Institute of World Affairs' The Library of World Affairs series; was reprinted in 1987 by Grotius Publications Limited as number 2 in their Grotius Classic Reprint series, and again in 1994 by Cambridge University Press"--Title page verso.
Description: li, 490 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword Georg Schwarzenberger; Preface; Tables; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I. The Principle of Self-Preservation: Introductory; 1. Territorial application of the principle; 2. External application of the principle; Part II. The Principle of Good Faith: Introductory; 3. Good faith in treaty relations; 4. Good faith in the exercise of rights (the theory of abuse of rights); 5. Other applications of the principle; Part III. General Principles of Law in the Concept of Responsibility: 6. General notions; 7. The principle of individual responsibility; 8. The principle of fault; 9. The principle of integral reparation; 10. The principle of proximate causality; Part IV. General Principles of Law in Judicial Proceedings: Introductory; 11. Jurisdiction; 12. Power to determine the extent of jurisdiction (competence de la competence); 13. Nemo debet esse judex in propria sua causa; 14. Audiatur et altera pars; 15. Jura novit curia; 16. Proof and burden of proof; 17. The principle of res judicata; 18. Extinctive prescription; Conclusions; Appendices; Index.
Series Title: Grotius classic reprint series, 2.
Responsibility: by Bin Cheng ; with a foreword by Georg Schwarzenberger.


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'This is a large and methodical study of those decisions and dicta of international tribunals which disclose 'the general principles of law recognised by civilised nations' enshrined in Article 38 Read more...

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