Title

The work of the International Law Commission relating to the environment.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1983

Abstract

Reviews a decade of rulings by the International Law Commission, established by UN Charter, on various environmental matters - international watercourses, notably the upholding of the principle of equitable use, and liability for acts not prohibited by international law. This relates to any action in one state that causes or may cause injury or loss to persons or things in another territory. Concludes that the Commission has contributed significantly to the codification and progressive development of international environmental law. -T.O'Riordan Dept. Law, Univ. of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, USA.

Publication Title

Ecology Law Quarterly

Volume

11

Issue

2

First Page

189

Last Page

214

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