Sources of international law (by Advocate Raja Aleem)
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International Law is a rule that has been accepted as such by the "International Community". ...
International Law is a rule that has been accepted as such by the "International Community".
The legal process that concerns relations among nations is called international law.
International law is a body of rules that govern relations between states, functioning of international institutions/organizations and rights and duties of individuals.
(There are three International Relationships are governed by “International Law”.)
1)Those between Nations and Nations
2)Those between Nations and persons; and
3)Those between Persons and Persons
Sources of International Law:
The term ‘source’ refers to methods or procedure by which International Law is created.
There are five sources of International law, According to section: 38(1) of the statute of the “International Court of Justice”. These are:
1.International Conventions or called “Treaties”
3.General Principles of Law recognized by Civilized Nations
4.Decisions of Judicial and Arbitral Tribunals; and
5.Juristic Works or called “Writing of Eminent Jurists”
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