Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law
Brill | Nijhoff, Leiden | Boston, 1995
Fayez Hage-Chahine, Professor at the Saint-Joseph University of Beirut, declares in the introduction of his course that the concept of extinctive prescription is universally recognized. Indeed, it leads to peaceful human relations by eliminating the disorders and the disturbances that belated lawsuits would cause.
The originality of the concept of prescription, the extent of its application, the complexity of its mechanism and its sometim…