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 …

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Investment Treaty News (ITN), Volume 11, Issue 4, December 2020

IISD · 21 December 2020 English

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


Disclosable Version of the ISR - Assam Inland Water Transport Project - …

World Bank Group · 16 April 2020 English

End Target Value RA Established under new Act of State Legislative Assembly -- Assam’s state government (Current) Target 4 Value RA Established under new Act of State Legislative Assembly -- Assam’s state government


Country report, gender equality : how are EU rules transposed into national …

EU · 5 March 2020 English

are violated by an act, action or failure to act of state bodies, state administration bodies, bodies


Madhya Pradesh Irrigation Efficiency Improvement Project: Pipeline Distribution System of Zone 6 …

ADB · 19 December 2019 English

Resettlement plans provide an assessment and measures, as well as time-bound actions and budgets, for projects with involuntary resettlement. This document dated December 2019 is provided for the ADB project …

compensated as per the special provisions of Pipeline Act of State. 99. The permanently 5 AHs will be extended


The Regulation of Private Money

NBER · 30 May 2019 English

Financial crises are bank runs. At root the problem is short-term debt (private money), which while an essential feature of market economies, is inherently vulnerable to runs in all its …

state charter to operate. This required an act of state legislation. The first bank in north America


Managed Confrontation: UK Policy Towards Russia After the Salisbury Attack

Chatham House · 30 October 2018 English

(or any other state) if it attacks British citizens in future. Organs of the Russian state have murdered and attempted to murder British citizens. And it recognizes that it is untenable to view the Russian state as a geopolitical problem and a direct threat to certain UK nationals while actively facilitating the enrichment of some of that state’s

termed Litvinenko’s murder ‘an unparalleled act of state-sponsored terrorism’. He doubted that the government’s


Country report, gender equality : how are EU rules transposed into national …

EU · 24 October 2018 English

The constitution declares Montenegro to be an independent and sovereign state, with a republican form of government, as well as being a civil, democratic, ecological and social justice-based state, which Montenegro has ratified all relevant international legal instruments concerning anti-discrimination and gender equality, which have become applicable in the state. According to the Law on the Courts, the court is a state organ with judicial competence.

are violated by an act, action or failure to act of state bodies, state administration bodies, bodies


Digital Debates — CyFy Journal 2018

ORF · 4 October 2018 English

The United States withdrew in 2017 from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and in the absence of its most powerful votary, the TPP’s promises on interoperability and uninterrupted flows of digital information

claimed in order to preclude wrongfulness of an act of state.33 Two factors are typically considered when


Time to confront Cuba’s international crime spree

AEI · 20 June 2018 English

Until the United States and the international community recognize and confront this criminal enterprise, the gangsters in Havana will continue to act with impunity.

been used to characterize this attack as an act of state, which must be dealt with in accordance with


Sovereign defaults in court.

EU · 12 April 2018 English

For centuries, defaulting governments were immune from legal action by foreign creditors. This paper shows that this is no longer the case. Building a dataset covering four decades, we find …

Costa Rica: Collapse of Comity defense and Act of State defense 1985 1992 Weltover v. Argentina: classic defenses such as sovereign immunity, the act of state doctrine or the principle of international


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