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This book is part of the International Law category.

Manual on International Courts & Tribunals


By Philippe Sands; Ruth Mackenzie; and Yuval Shany

This new book provides an overview of the jurisdiction and procedures of all the principal general and specialised international dispute settlement bodies. This includes those established in the areas of human rights; international criminal law; law of the sea; trade; investment and regional economic co-operation; development finance; and the environment. Written by leading experts in the field, this new book is a practical guide on how to bring proceedings before these institutions in this developing area of law.


A: General Bodies. International Court of Justice (ICJ). Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA). International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. OSCE Court of Conciliation and Arbitration.

B: Trade, Commercial and Investment Protection Dispute Settlement Bodies and Rules. World Trade Organisation dispute settlement system. International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). International Court of Arbitration of the ICC.

C: Regional Economic Integration Bodies. Court of Justice of the European Communities. Andean Court of Justice. NAFTA Dispute Settlement Panels. EFTA Court. Central American Court of Justice. Court of Justice of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA).

D: Human Rights Bodies. European Court of Human Rights. Inter-American Court of Human Rights. African Commission on Human and People¼s Rights. Human Rights Committee. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Committee against Torture. International Labour Organisation Representation and Complaint Procedure. International Criminal Court.

E: Inspection Panels. World Bank Inspection Panel. Inter-American Development Bank. Asian Development Bank.

F: Non-compliance Procedure. Implementation Committee under the Montreal Protocol on Substances that deplete the Ozone layer.

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Soft Cover

ISBN0 406 92531 3
Product Code:MICT
Proposed Publication date:19/08/99
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