Netherlands Yearbook of International Law 2011: Agora: The by Geert De Baere, Alex Mills (auth.), I.F. Dekker, E. Hey

By Geert De Baere, Alex Mills (auth.), I.F. Dekker, E. Hey (eds.)

The Netherlands Yearbook of overseas legislations was once first released in 1970. It has major goals. It deals a discussion board for the ebook of scholarly articles of a extra normal nature within the zone of public overseas legislation together with the legislation of the ecu Union. moreover, it goals to reply to the call for for info on nation perform within the box of foreign legislation. every one Yearbook as a result comprises documentation on Netherlands' overseas legislations practice.

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G. Mills 2010, p. 451; Brand 2009, p. 368; Ku 2008. 99 22 G. De Baere and A. Mills The perceived importance of the issue was, however, such that it received continued and frequent attention. The issue of the harmonisation of international rules for the recognition of foreign judgments was discussed periodically by the IDI,104 and at almost every ILA meeting from 1877 until the end of the century, but with little progress. 107 Although in part this achievement may have been assisted by pre-existing similarities in the legal systems of the states involved, its significance as a model for later projects, not just American but also European and international, should not be underestimated.

Subsequent annuities were, however, not paid, and a later dispute then arose as to whether the payment obligation continued. In 1902 the US and Mexico agreed to refer the claim to an arbitral tribunal established under the auspices of the PCA, authorised ‘to render such judgment or award as may be meet and proper under all the circumstances of the case’. 134 Two aspects of the decision are particularly notable. The first is the exclusion by the tribunal of Mexico’s reliance on its domestic law as a defence against an international obligation—an early affirmation of a now well-accepted 132 The Pious Fund Case.

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