Melbourne Journal of International Law

Melbourne Journal of International Law is a magazine specializing in law topics.

Articles from Vol. 3, No. 1, May

A Paper Umbrella Which Dissolves in the Rain? the Future for Resolving Fisheries Disputes under UNCLOS in the Aftermath of the Southern Bluefin Tuna Arbitration
[The first decision of an annex VII arbitral tribunal in the Southern Bluefin Tuna Case (Australia and New Zealand v Japan) seemed to present a perfect opportunity for affirming the central importance of the compulsory dispute settlement regime, established...
Contractual Dispute Resolution in International Trade: The UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules (1976) and the UNCITRAL Conciliation Rules (1980)
CONTENTS I Introduction 184 II Conciliation or Arbitration 185 III UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules (1976) 187 A Ad Hoc and Institutional...
Cumulative Charges, Convictions and Sentencing at the Ad Hoc International Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda
[Although the issue of cumulative offences (concursus delictorum) is well developed in various national criminal justice systems, concursus delictorium is only at the formative stages of its development in international criminal law. Through an examination...
European Communities - Measures Affecting Asbestos and Asbestos-Containing Products
THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION ON TRIAL FOR ITS HANDLING OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ISSUES CONTENTS I Introduction 120 II Background to EC--Asbestos 122 III...
New Publications in International Law
I GENERAL PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW M Cherif Bassiouni (ed), Post Conflict Justice (Transnational Publishers, 2002) ISBN 1571051538. Francis Boyle, The Criminality of Nuclear Deterrence (Clarity Press, 2002) ISBN 0932863337. Ben Chigara, Amnesty...
Prospects and Pitfalls of the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
CONTENTS I Introduction 165 II Background to the Kyoto Protocol 166 A The UNFCCC: Precursor to the Kyoto Protocol 166 B The Geopolitical...
See You in Port: Australia and New Zealand as Third Parties in the Dispute between Chile and the European Community over Chile's Denial of Port Access to Spanish Vessels Fishing for Swordfish on the High Seas
[Before it went into abeyance, the dispute between Chile and the European Community over the catch by Spanish vessels of swordfish in the high seas adjacent to Chile's exclusive economic zone, and Chile's consequent refusal to allow Spanish vessels...
Stopping the Smugglers: Proposals for an Additional Protocol to the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
[The members of the World Health Organization are currently engaging in extensive negotiations to find a way of controlling the global `tobacco epidemic'. Central to the WHO's tobacco control efforts is a Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Tobacco...
The Right to Information on Consular Assistance under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations: A Right for What Purpose?
The Right To Information On Consular Assistance Under The Vienna Convention on Consular Relations: A Right for What Purpose? Contents I Introduction 143 II Background Facts 145 III...