British and Canadian Perspectives on International Law by Waters, C.P.M. (ed.)

By Waters, C.P.M. (ed.)

"British and Canadian views on overseas legislations" examines the effect of public foreign legislations at the United Kingdom's and Canada's family felony platforms. It additionally analyses the contributions of British and Canadian perform to the advance of foreign norms. themes addressed contain foreign legal legislation, foreign humanitarian legislations, human rights and human protection, asylum, exchange, jurisdiction, 'reception legislations' and media portrayals of foreign legislations. while overseas legislations scholarship frequently takes an international, local or nationwide process, this book's chapters are written by way of major students and practitioners from either international locations and supply specific comparative perspectives. whereas there continues to be a lot in universal among the 2 states' understandings of foreign legislations, fresh advancements have proven major issues of departure.

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See D. Pharand, “Le droit international et l’emploi de la force contre l’Irak” Le Devoir (18 March 2003) A8. , C. Owen, “America is justified in striking first” The National Post (11 March 2003) A18; G. Weigel, “Declaring war would be the moral option” The National Post (20 November 2002) A18; and S Alberts & A. Dawson, “Former UN head calls war breach of Charter” The National Post (21 March 2003) A13. 20 Stephen J. 17 The UK newspapers are somewhat less superficial in their treatment of international law and the use of force in Iraq.

Sands, Lawless World: America and the Making and Breaking of Global Rules (London: Penguin/Allen Lane, 2005). , at 188–201. See also R. Norton-Taylor, “Revealed: the rush to war” The Guardian (23 February 2005) 1; and C. Brown, “Goldsmith fights for survival with denial” The Independent (26 February 2005) 4. 21 O. Bowcott, “Legality of Iraq War: Adviser sticks to his guns” The Guardian (1 March 2005) 4; and P. Waugh, “UN Spying row: US told Britain to get new legal opinion on Iraq war, book claims” The Independent (1 March 2004) 8.

B) Protecting Power notification Both countries include provisions detailing how protected persons (such as prisoners of war) should be tried. This includes providing notification of their intention to try the individual to the protecting power. 25 The system dates back to the 16th century and was used in the 25 J. , Commentary to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, Volume I – Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field (Geneva: ICRC, 1952) at 96.

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