The State Organs Competent to Give Consent
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paragraph 188 in volume 2, chapter 11, Treaties and Conventions in Force

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The question arises, in connection both with informal consent and with tacit consent: What organ of the State is qualified to express the consent? In the second Mavrommatis case, the agreement between the parties resulted partly from the written pleadings and partly from the oral pleadings, and was concluded under the authority and responsibility of the agents.1 The same is true in the Minority Schools case, and in the other cases in which the agreement was reached in the course of…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The State Organs Competent to Give Consent”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 20 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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