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International convention for the unification of certain rules concerning the immunity of state-owned ships and 1934 additional protocol

THE PRESIDENT of the German Reich, His Majesty the King of the Belgians… etc. RECOGNIZING the desirability of determining by common agreement certain uniform rules concerning the immunity of State-owned ships, have decided to conclude a convention to this effect, and have appointed as their Plenipotentiaries, namely: (Follows the list …

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Convention on the Status of Refugees and Protocol (1967)

Preamble The High Contracting Parties , Considering that the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights approved on 10 December 1948 by the General Assembly have affirmed the principle that human beings shall enjoy fundamental rights and freedoms without discrimination, Considering that the United Nations …

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Convention on the Status of Stateless Persons

Adopted on 28 September 1954 by a Conference of Plenipotentiaries convened by Economic andSocial Council resolution 526 A (XVII) of 26 April 1954 Entry into force: 6 June 1960, in accordance with article 39 Preamble The High Contracting Parties, Considering that the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal …

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Convention on the Nationality of Married Women

The Contracting States, Recognizing that, conflicts in law in practice with reference to nationality arise as a result of provisions concerning the loss or acquisition of nationality by women as a result of marriage, of its dissolution or of the change of nationality by the husband during marriage, Recognizing that, …

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Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness

The Contracting States, Acting in pursuance of resolution 896 (IX), adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 4 December 1954, Considering it desirable to reduce statelessness by international agreement, Have agreed as follows: Article 1 1. A Contracting State shall grant its nationality to a person born …

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Brussels Convention on the Liability of Operators of Nuclear Ships

THE CONTRACTING PARTIES, HAVING RECOGNIZED the desirability of determining by agreement certain uniform rules concerning the liability of operators of nuclear ships, HAVE DECIDED decided to conclude a Convention for this purpose, and thereto have agreed as follows: Article I For the purposes of this Convention: 1. “Nuclear ship” means …

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Convention on Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (ICSID)

PREAMBLE The Contracting States Considering the need for international cooperation for economic development, and the role of private international investment therein; Bearing in mind the possibility that from time to time disputes may arise in connection with such investment between Contracting States and nationals of other Contracting States; Recognizing that while such disputes …

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Convention on Transit Trade of Land-Locked States

The States Parties to the present Convention,Recalling that Article 55 of its Charter requires the United Nations to promote conditions of economic progress and solutions of international economic problems,Noting General Assembly resolution 1028 (Xl) on the land-locked countries and the expansion of international trade which, “recognizing, the need of land-locked …

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Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage

THE STATES PARTIES TO THE PRESENT CONVENTION, CONSCIOUS of the dangers of pollution posed by the worldwide maritime carriage of oil in bulk, CONVINCED of the need to ensure that adequate compensation is available to persons who suffer damage caused by pollution resulting from the escape or discharge of oil …

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Hague Convention for the Recognition of Divorces and Legal Separations

The States signatory to the present Convention, Desiring to facilitate the recognition of divorces and legal separations obtained in their respective territories, Have resolved to conclude a Convention to this effect, and have agreed on the following provisions: Article 1 The present Convention shall apply to the recognition in one …

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