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United Nations Legislative Series

In 1950, the International Law Commission considered ways and means for making customary international law more readily available, in accordance with article 24 of its Statute. The Commission recommended, inter alia, that the General Assembly of the United Nations should authorize the Secretariat to prepare and issue, with as wide a distribution as possible, a Legislative Series containing the texts of current national legislation on matters of international interest. In this connection, it was recommended that the Secretariat should assemble and publish from time to time collections of the texts of national legislation on special topics of general interest. The Legislative Series is prepared by the Codification Division of the Office of Legal Affairs. The first 25 volumes in the Legislative Series have addressed a broad range of special topics of general interest relating, inter alia, to the law of the sea, the law of treaties, nationality, diplomatic and consular law, international organizations, State succession, non-navigational uses of international watercourses, jurisdictional immunities of States and their property, the multilateral treaty-making process as well as the prevention and suppression of international terrorism. The legal materials contained in this series have included not only national legislation but also treaties, judicial decisions, diplomatic correspondence and other relevant materials depending on the topic.

REVIEW OF MULTILATER TREATY-MAKING

Review of the Multilateral Treaty-making Process

Series:
United Nations Legislative Series
18 Nov 1985
This volume, prepared by the Division for the Development and Codification of International Law of the Legal Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations, is the twenty-first in the United Nations Legislative Series, a systematic collection of those national legislative texts which deal wi...
MATERIALS JURISDICTIONAL IMMUNITIE

Materials on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and their Property

Series:
United Nations Legislative Series
17 Dec 1982
This volume, prepared by the Division for the Development and Codification of International Law of the Legal Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations, is the twentieth in the United Nations Legislative Series, a systematic collection of those national legislative texts which deal with ...
NATIONAL LEGIS & TREATIES RELATING

National Legislation and Treaties Relating to the Law of the Sea

Series:
United Nations Legislative Series
8 Dec 1980
This volume, prepared by the Division for the Development and Codification of International Law of the Legal Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations, is the nineteenth in the United Nations Legislative Series, a systematic collection of those national legislative texts which deal with...
NATIONAL LEGIS & TREATIES RELATING

National Legislation and Treaties Relating to the Law of the Sea

Series:
United Nations Legislative Series
5 Dec 1978
This volume, prepared by the Division for the Development and Codification of International Law of the Legal Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations, is the eighteenth in the United Nations Legislative Series, a systematic collection of those national legislative texts which deal with...
MATERIALS ON SUCCESSION OF STATES

Materials on Succession of States in Respect of Matters other than Treaties

Series:
United Nations Legislative Series
29 Nov 1978
This volume, prepared by the Division for the Development and Codification of International Law of the Legal Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations, is the seventeenth in the United Nations Legislative Series, a systematic collection of those national legislative texts which deal wit...
NATION LEGISL & TREATIES RELATING

National Legislation and Treaties Relating to the Law of the Sea

Series:
United Nations Legislative Series
3 Dec 1974
This volume, prepared by the Division for the Development and Codification of International Law of the Legal Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations, is the sixteenth in the United Nations Legislative Series, a systematic collection of those national legislative texts which deal with ...
NAT LEGIS & TREATIES RELAT TERRITO

National Legislation and Treaties Relating to the Territorial Sea, The Contiguous Zone, The Continental Shelf, The High Seas and to Fishing and Conservation of the Living Resources of the Sea

Series:
United Nations Legislative Series
1 Dec 1970
This volume, prepared by the Division for the Development and Codification of International Law of the Legal Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations, is the fifteenth in the United Nations Legislative Series, a systematic collection of those national legislative texts which deal with ...
MATERIALS ON SUCCESSION OF STATES

Materials on the Succession of States

Series:
United Nations Legislative Series
29 Oct 1967
This volume, prepared by the Division for the Development and Codification of International Law of the Legal Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations, is the fourteenth in the United Nations Legislative Series, a systematic collection of those national legislative texts which deal with...
SUPP TO LAWS CONCERN NATIONALITY

Supplement to the Volume on Laws Concerning Nationality 1954

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United Nations Legislative Series
20 Dec 1959
This volume, prepared by the Division for the Development and Codification of International Law of the Legal Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations, is the ninth in the United Nations Legislative Series, a systematic collection of those national legislative texts which deal with matt...
LAWS & REGULAT REGARD DIPLOMATIC

Laws and Regulations Regarding Diplomatic and Consular Privileges and Immunities

Series:
United Nations Legislative Series
30 Nov 1958
This volume, prepared by the Division for the Development and Codification of International Law of the Legal Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations, is the seventh in the United Nations Legislative Series, a systematic collection of those national legislative texts which deal with ma...
LAWS & REGULAT REGIME TERRITOR SEA

Laws and Regulations on the Regime of the Territorial Sea

Series:
United Nations Legislative Series
22 Dec 1956
This volume, prepared by the Division for the Development and Codification of International Law of the Legal Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations, is the sixth in the United Nations Legislative Series, a systematic collection of those national legislative texts which deal with matt...
LAWS CONCERN NATIONALITY OF SHIPS

Laws Concerning the Nationality of Ships

Series:
United Nations Legislative Series
22 Nov 1955
This volume, prepared by the Division for the Development and Codification of International Law of the Legal Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations, is the fifth in the United Nations Legislative Series, a systematic collection of those national legislative texts which deal with matt...
LAWS CONCERNING NATIONALITY

Laws Concerning Nationality

Series:
United Nations Legislative Series
30 Jul 1954
This volume, prepared by the Division for the Development and Codification of International Law of the Legal Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations, is the fourth in the United Nations Legislative Series, a systematic collection of those national legislative texts which deal with mat...
LAWS & REGULAT REGIME HIGH SEAS V2

Laws and Regulations on the Regime of the High Seas: Volume II

Series:
United Nations Legislative Series
14 Dec 1951
This volume, prepared by the Division for the Development and Codification of International Law of the Legal Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations, is the second in the United Nations Legislative Series, a systematic collection of those national legislative texts which deal with mat...
LAWS & REGULAT REGIME HIGH SEAS V1

Laws and Regulations on the Regime of the High Seas: Volume I

Series:
United Nations Legislative Series
11 Jan 1951
This volume, prepared by the Division for the Development and Codification of International Law of the Legal Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations, inaugurates the United Nations Legislative Series, a systematic collection of those national legislative texts which deal with matters ...
MATER RESPONS STATES WRONGFUL ACT

Materials on the Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts

Series:
United Nations Legislative Series
14 Jun 2012
The present collection of materials reproduces the text of the State responsibility articles, with commentaries thereto, as presented in the Yearbook of the International Law Commission, together with the compilation of decisions recording 154 instances in which international courts, tribunals an...
NATL LAWS & REGULAT PREVENT & SUPR

National Laws and Regulations on the Prevention and Suppression of International Terrorism

Series:
United Nations Legislative Series
8 Nov 2002