Act of State

The act-of-state doctrine or foreign act of state doctrine is a principle in English and United States law which states that every sovereign state is bound to respect the independence of every other sovereign state, and the courts will not sit in judgment of another government's acts or act of any sovereign national done within its own territory.The doctrine is not required by international law (neither customary international law nor treaty law), but it is a principle recognized and adhered to by United States federal and state courts. In the United States, the rationales for the doctrine include respect for …



TEEB: The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity · 15 July 2021 English

In particular in the context of the scope of work of the TEEB AgriFood project which is organic farming and agroforestry, the list identifies some key players who are involved …

University of Horticulture & Forestry (UUHF) by an Act of State Legislative Assembly with Head Quarter at Bharsar

IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 21 December 2020 English

This contradictory treatment, in which MNCs benefit from the advantages of the two regimes, highlights the 3 Bilateral Agreement for the Promotion and Protection of Investments Between need for a …

jurisdictional objections include the doctrines of act of state and non-interference in the domestic affairs

MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 6 October 2020 English

The rapid growth of multinational corporations has given rise to many complex and controversial international law and governance issues. Driven to maximize shareholder value, these corporations are legally structured to …

jurisdiction on grounds of forum non conveniens, act of state or international comity. Part V: Institutions

PMLQ: Parti marxiste-léniniste du Québec · 27 September 2020 English

The control of the financial oligarchy and their oligopolies over the state's decision-making power hands over the productive forces to the rich and diverts the social wealth into the hands …

11, 1973 U.S.-backed coup d'état in Chile, an act of state terrorism, exposed the true character of U.S

PMLQ: Parti marxiste-léniniste du Québec · 25 April 2019 English

Measures must be taken to overcome the destructive effects of climate change and end the pernicious practices of the monopolies and oligopolies such as fracking, clear cutting, detrimental mining methods, …

January 7 by heavily armed RCMP officers in an act of state terror. They were accused of failing to obey

desLibris · 2018 English

The executive legal officer The International Law Research Program (ILRP) is the Chief Justice’s principal adviser in matters at CIGI is an integrated multidisciplinary concerning the administration of the Supreme …

We Might Go Wrong doctrine known as foreign act of state. To date Canadian law has been largely uninfected constrained, due to a brief reference to an act of state in United Mexican States v British Columbia Newbury for the court considers the foreign act-of-state doctrine in great detail but rejects its application But the usefulness of the British foreign act-of-state doctrine in contemporary Canadian law is doubtful ambiguity requirement or the marked absence of the act-of-state doctrine from our law. Beyond these particulars

Wilson Center Canada · 4 October 2016 English

Deterrence by punishment seeks to affect the intention of a state to carry out a hostile act through the credible threat of a punitive response, whereas deterrence by denial seeks …

is neither transfer nor sale (as a deliberate act of state policy), but theft—either of a weapon or the scenario—nuclear terrorism resulting from a deliberate act of state policy—would warrant a regime-terminating response through theft (“leakage”) rather than a deliberate act of state policy (as is the concern, notably, with North group requires state involvement, whether as an act of state policy or a failure to exercise sovereign control

CCLA: Canadian Civil Liberties Association · 22 February 2016 English

8 Most of the major pipeline projects in Canada have been the focus of significant dissent. [...] While the decision to permit the cases to 10 Chevron Corp. [...] 37 …

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desLibris · 2016 English

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CIAJ - ICAJ: Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice · 1 October 2011 English

CIAJ 2011 Annual Conference - Terrorism, Law & Democracy: Ten Years After 9/11

Liberal States: Liberal Internationalism and the Act of State Doctrine, 92 Colum.L.Rev. 1907, 1916-22 (1992)

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