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The law of international watercourses

Author: Stephen C McCaffrey
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019
Series: The Oxford international law library
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd editionView all editions and formats

This fully updated new edition of The Law of International Watercourses examines the rules of international law governing the use of international rivers, lakes, and groundwater shared by two or more  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen C McCaffrey
ISBN: 0198736924 9780198736929
OCLC Number: 1089404920
Description: 1 vol.
Contents: Part I. Introduction1: Human Use of Fresh Water and the Coming Era of Water Scarcity2: The Concept of the International Watercourse SystemPart II. Evolution and Theoretical Bases of the Law of International Watercourses3: The Evolution of the Law of International Watercourses4: Theoretical Bases of International Watercourse Law: An Examination of the Four Principal Theories5: The Contribution of the Law of NavigationPart III. The Major Cases and Controversies: A Survey of State Practice6: The Major Cases7: Selected Case StudiesPart IV. Fundamental Rights and Obligations8: Introduction: The 1997 United Nations Convention and Its PrecursorsA. Substantive Obligations9: Equitable and Reasonable Utilization10: The Obligation to Prevent Harm to Other Riparian States11: The Obligation to Protect International Watercourses and Their EcosystemsB. Procedural Obligations12: Procedural ObligationsC. Groundwater13: The Special Case of GroundwaterD. Dispute Avoidance and Settlement14: Dispute Avoidance and Settlement: Selected Aspects
Series Title: The Oxford international law library
Responsibility: Stephen C. McCaffrey.


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