INTERNATIONAL LAW MCQs C.E 2000
Provisions of Municipal Law are enforceable in international -relations if they are not inconflict with international law;
both Public and Private International organizations are subjects of International Law.
Foreign diplomatic envoys enjoy absolute immunity from local jurisdiction in; bothcivil and criminal matters. Not in property cases.
The Right of innocent passage is available to all foreign vehicles.
Non-permanent members of the U.N. Security Council are elected for a period’ of twoyears.
A successor state is legally bound to only selected obligations;.
A lower riparian state
Has right to share water on an equitable basis.
The Charter of the U.N. was drawn up by San Francisco Conference 1945
Universal Declaration on Human Rights was adopted in 1948.
The judges of the I.C.J. are elected by
the U.N. Security Council and the U.N. GeneralAssembly,
Territorial Waters are Waters within the territorial limits of a state;.
A state is admitted to the membership of the’ U.N. by
the Security Council and theGeneral Assembly;
Advisory opinion from the I.C.J. can be sought by
A state is exempted from the jurisdiction of the local courts in another state by virtue of its sovereign status;
The offence of piracy is subject to the jurisdiction of all the states.
A Continental Shelf is situated beneath the sea level at the approximate depth of 200meters
Foreign sovereign ships sailing/anchoring in the coastal waters of another state aresubject to the law of coastal and flag states.
In case an alien is injured in a foreign state, it is the right of the state of the nationalityof the injured alien;
Extradition is the process of handing over a person accused or convict of a crime by astate to the demanding state.