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International Law - Topic 2

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International Law - Topic 2
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International law Law International relations Cultural globalization Sources of international law Customary international law Public international law Opinio juris sive necessitatis Peremptory norm Custom Jus gentium International Court of Justice
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International law Law International relations Cultural globalization Sources of international law Customary international law Public international law Opinio juris sive necessitatis Peremptory norm Custom Jus gentium International Court of Justice
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This topic considers how those rules are created and where they can be found • Deadline for Quiz B: 11.00 pm, Sunday 13 March Sub Topic 2.1: Introduction to IL Sources o International law there is no sovereign - none of them have legally authority over other states. All states are equal o International law becomes law once we accept the potential of law being based on customs o A legal system can be constituted by the customs from which the community operates - sovereign states o Primary sources of law - signing a contract o HLA Hart identified two rules of law: a. Rules of obligation - these tell us rights and responsibilities under law: ➢ Defamation Act 2005 (NSW) ➢ Broadcasting Services (Commercial Radio Current Affairs Disclosure) Standard 2012 (Cth) ➢ Doctrine of offer and acceptance in the common law of contract b. Rules ...
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