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Law of Treaties

United Nations Conference on the Law of Treaties
First Session
Vienna, 26 March-24 May 1968
Summary records of the plenary meetings and of the meetings of the Committee of the Whole
CONTENTS
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Resolution 2166 (XXI) of the General Assembly convening the Conference
List of delegations
Officers of the Conference and its Committees
Secretariat of the Conference
Agenda
Rules of procedure
Summary records of the plenary meetings
First plenary meeting
Tuesday, 26 March 1968, at 3 p.m.
Opening of the Conference
Address by the representative of the Federal President of the Republic of Austria
Question of participation in the Conference
Election of the President
Adoption of the rules of procedure
Adoption of the agenda
Second plenary meeting
Wednesday, 27 March 1968, at 12 noon
Question of the representation of South Africa
Election of Vice-Presidents
Election of the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole
Election of the Chairman of the Drafting Committee
Appointment of the Credentials Committee
Third plenary meeting
Wednesday, 27 March 1968, at 5.45 p.m.
Appointment of the Credentials Committee (continued)
Appointment of other members of the Drafting Committee
Organization of work
Fourth plenary meeting
Wednesday, 8 May 1968, at 12 noon
Tributes to the memory of Mr. Antonio de Luna
Fifth plenary meeting
Friday, 24 May 1968, at 3.35 p.m.
Report of the Credentials Committee on the first session of the Conference
Arrangements for the second session of the Conference
Closure of the first session of the Conference
Summary records of meetings of the Committee of the Whole
1st meeting
Wednesday, 27 March 1968, at 3.30 p.m.
Election of the Vice-Chairman of the Committee of the Whole
Election of the Rapporteur of the Committee of the Whole
2nd meeting
Thursday, 28 March 1968, at 10.50 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966
Article 1 (The scope of the present articles)
3rd meeting
Thursday, 28 March 1968, at 3.20 p.m.
Tribute to the memory of Colonel Yuri Gagarin, Soviet astronaut
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (resumed from the previous meeting)
Article 1 (The scope of the present articles)
4th meeting
Friday, 29 March 1968, at 11 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 2 (Use of terms) (continued)
5th meeting
Friday, 29 March 1968, at 3.20 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 2 (Use of terms) (continued)
6th meeting
Monday, 1 April 1968, at 10.50 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966(continued)
Article 2 (Use of terms) (continued)
Article 3 (International agreements not within the scope of the present articles)
7th meeting
Monday, 1 April 1968, at 3.20 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966(continued)
Article 3 (International agreements not within the scope of the present articles)(continued)
8th meeting
Tuesday, 2 April 1968, at 10.50 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966(continued)
Article 4 (Treaties which are constituent instruments of international organizations or which are adopted within international organizations)
9th meeting
Tuesday, 2 April 1968, at 3.15 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966(continued)
Article 4 (Treaties which are constituent intruments of international organizations or which are adopted within international organizations)(continued)
10th meeting
Wednesday, 3 April 1969, at 11.5 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966(continued)
Article 4 (Treaties which are constituent instruments of international organizations or which are adopted within international organizations) (continued)
11th meeting
Wednesday, 3 April 1968, at 3.15 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966(continued)
Texts proposed by the Drafting Committee1
Article 1 (The scope of the present Convention)
Draft resolution approved by the Drafting Committee
Title of Part II, Section 1
Article 5 (Capacity of States to conclude treaties)
12th meeting
Thursday, 4 April 1968, at 11 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966(continued)
Article 5 (Capacity of States to conclude treaties)(continued)
13th meeting
Thursday, 4 April 1968, at 3.15 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966(continued)
Proposed new article 5 bis (The right of participation in treaties)
Article 6 (Full powers to represent the State in the conclusion of treaties))
14th meeting
Friday, 5 April 1968, at 10.50 a.m.
Tribute to the memory of the Reverend Martin Luther King
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966(resumed from the previous meeting)
Article 7 (Subsequent confirmation of an act performed without authority)
15th meeting
Friday, 5 April 1968, at 3.20 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966(continued)
Article 8 (Adoption of the text)
Article 9 (Authentication of the text)
Proposed new article 9 bis (Consent to be bound by a treaty)
16th meeting
Monday, 8 April 1968, at 10.50 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 10 (Consent to be bound by a treaty expressed by signature),
Article 11 (Consent to be bound by a treaty expressed by ratification, acceptance or approval), and
Proposed new article 11 bis
Question of a residuary rule in favour of signature or of ratification
17th meeting
Monday, 8 April 1968, at 3.10 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Question of a residuary rule in favour of signature or of ratification (continued)
Article 10 (Consent to be bound by a treaty expressed by signature)
Proposed new article 10 bis (Consent to be bound by a treaty expressed by an exchange of instruments constituting a treaty)
18th meeting
Tuesday, 9 April 1968, at 10.50 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Proposed new article 10 bis (Consent to be bound by a treaty expressed by an exchange of instruments constituting a treaty) (continued)
Question of a residuary rule in favour of signature or of ratification (resumed from the previous meeting)
Article 11 (Consent to be bound by a treaty expressed by ratification, acceptance or approval) (resumed from the 16th meeting)
Article 12 (Consent to be bound by a treaty expressed by accession)
Proposed new article 9 bis (Consent to be bound by a treaty) (resumed from the 15th meeting)
Proposed new article 12 bis (Other methods of expressing consent to be bound by a treaty)
Article 13 (Exchange or deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession)
Article 14 (Consent relating to a part of a treaty and choice of differing provisions)
19th meeting
Tuesday, 9 April 1968, at 3.15 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 15 (Obligation of a State not to frustrate the object of a treaty prior to its entry into force)
20th meeting
Wednesday, 10 April 1968, at 10.50 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 15 (Obligation of a State not to frustrate the object of a treaty prior to its entry into force) (continued)
Title of Part II, Section 2
21st meeting
Wednesday, 10 April 1968, at 3.25 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 16 (Formulation of reservations) and article 17 (Acceptance of and objection to reservations)
22nd meeting
Thursday, 11 April 1968, at 11 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 16 (Formulation of reservations) and article 17 (Acceptance of and objection to reservations) (continued)
23rd meeting
Thursday, 11 April 1968, at 3 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 16 (Formulation of reservations) and article 17 (Acceptance of and objection to reservations) (continued)
Article 18 (Procedure regarding reservations)
Organization of the work of the Conference
24th meeting
Tuesday, 16 April 1968, at 10.55 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 16 (Formulation of reservations) and article 17 (Acceptance of and objection to reservations) (resumed from the 23rd meeting)
25th meeting
Tuesday, 16 April 1968, at 3.20 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 16 (Formulation of reservations) and article 17 (Acceptance of and objection to reservations) (continued)
Article 19 (Legal effects of reservations)
Article 20 (Withdrawal of reservations)
26th meeting
Wednesday, 17 April 1968, at 11 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 21 (Entry into force)
Article 22 (Entry into force provisionally)
27th meeting
Wednesday, 17 April 1968, at 5.30 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 22 (Entry into force provisionally) (continued)
28th meeting
Thursday, 18 April 1968, at 10.45 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Texts proposed by the Drafting Committee
Titles of parts, sections and articles
Article 3 (International agreements not within the scope of the present articles)
Article 4 (Treaties which are constituent instruments of international organizations or are adopted within international organizations)
Article 5 (Capacity of States to conclude treaties)
Article 23 (Pacta sunt servanda)
29th meeting
Thursday, 18 April 1968, at 3.15 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 23 (Pacta sunt servanda) (continued)
30th meeting
Friday, 19 April 1968, at 11 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 24 (Non-retroactivity of treaties)
Article 25 (Application of treaties to territory)
31st meeting
Friday, 19 April 1968, at 3.20 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 25 (Application of treaties to territory) (continued)
Article 26 (Application of successive treaties relating to the same subject-matter)
Article 27 (General rule of interpretation) and article 28 (Supplementary means of interpretation)
32nd meeting
Saturday, 20 April 1968, at 10.45 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 27 (General rule of interpretation) and article 28 (Supplementary means of interpretation) (continued)
33rd meeting
Monday, 22 April 1968, at 3.20 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 27 (General rule of interpretation) and article 28 (Supplementary means of interpretation) (continued)
34th meeting
Tuesday, 23 April 1968, at 10.55 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Texts proposed by the Drafting Committee
Article 8 (Adoption of the text)
Article 6 (Full powers to represent the State in the conclusion of treaties)
Article 7 (Subsequent confirmation of an act performed without authority)
Article 29 (Interpretation of treaties in two or more languages)
35th meeting
Tuesday, 23 April 1968, at 3.15 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 30 (General rule regarding third States)
Article 31 (Treaties providing for obligations for third States) and article 32 (Treaties providing for rights for third States)
Article 33 (Revocation or modification of obligations or rights of third States)
Article 34 (Rules in a treaty becoming binding through international custom)
36th meeting
Wednesday, 24 April 1968, at 11 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 34 (Rules in a treaty becoming binding through international custom) (continued)
Article 35 (General rule regarding the amendment of treaties) and article 36 (Amendment of multilateral treaties)
37th meeting
Wednesday, 24 April 1968, at 3.15 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 35 (General rule regarding the amendment of treaties) and article 36 (Amendment of multilateral treaties) (continued)
Article 37 (Agreements to modify multilateral treaties between certain of the parties only)
Article 38 (Modification of treaties by subsequent practice)
38th meeting
Thursday, 25 April 1968, at 11.5 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in
accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the
General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 38 (Modification of treaties by subsequent practice) (continued)
39th meeting
Friday, 26 April 1968, at 11 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 39 (Validity and continuance in force of treaties)
40th meeting
Friday, 26 April 1968, at 3.15 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 39 (Validity and continuance in force of treaties) (continued)
Article 40 (Obligations under other rules of international law)
41st meeting
Saturday, 27 April 1968, at 11.5 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 41 (Separability of treaty provisions)
42nd meeting
Monday, 29 April 1968, at 10.45 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 41 (Separability of treaty provisions) (continued)
Article 42 (Loss of a right to invoke a ground for invalidating, terminating, withdrawing from or suspending the operation of a treaty)
43rd meeting
Monday, 29 April 1968, at 3.10 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 42 (Loss of a right to invoke a ground for invalidating, terminating, withdrawing from or suspending the operation of a treaty) (continued)
Article 43 (Provisions of internal law regarding competence to conclude a treaty)
44th meeting
Tuesday, 30 April 1968, at 11 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 44 (Specific restrictions on authority to express the consent of the State)
Article 45 (Error)
45th meeting
Tuesday, 30 April 1968, at 3.15 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 45 (Error) (continued)
Article 46 (Fraud) and article 47 (Corruption of a representative of the State)
46th meeting
Tuesday, 30 April 1968, at 8.55 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 46 (Fraud) and article 47 (Corruption of a representative of the State) (continued)
47th meeting
Thursday, 2 May 1968, at 10.50 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 46 (Fraud) and article 47 (Corruption of a representative of the State) (continued)
Article 48 (Coercion of a representative of the State)
48th meeting
Thursday, 2 May 1968, at 3.10 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 48 (Coercion of a representative of the State) (continued)
Article 49 (Coercion of a State by the threat or use of force)
49th meeting
Thursday, 2 May 1968, at 8.40 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 49 (Coercion of a State by the threat or use of force) (continued)
50th meeting
Friday, 3 May 1968, at 10.45 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 49 (Coercion of a State by the threat or use of force) (continued)
51st meeting
Friday, 3 May 1968, at 3.45 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 49 (Coercion of a State by the threat or use of force) (continued)
52nd meeting
Saturday, 4 May 1968, at 10.30 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 50 (Treaties conflicting with a peremptory norm of general international law (jus cogens)
53rd meeting
Monday, 6 May 1968, at 10.45 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 50 (Treaties conflicting with a peremptory norm of general international law (jus cogens) (continued)
54th meeting
Monday, 6 May 1968, at 3.25 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 50 (Treaties conflicting with a peremptory norm of general international law (jus cogens) (continued)
55th meeting
Tuesday, 7 May 1968, at 10.45 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 50 (Treaties conflicting with a peremptory norm of general international law (jus cogens) (continued)
56th meeting
Tuesday, 7 May 1968, at 3.25 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 50 (Treaties conflicting with a peremptory norm of general international law (jus cogens) (continued)
57th meeting
Tuesday, 7 May 1968, at 8.40 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 49 (Coercion of a State by the threat or use of force (resumed from the 51st meeting)
Draft declaration on the prohibition of the threat or use of economic or political coercion in concluding a treaty
Article 50 (Treaties conflicting with a peremptory norm of general international law (jus cogens) (resumed from the previous meeting)
58th meeting
Wednesday, 8 May 1968, at 10.45 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 51 (Termination of or withdrawal from a treaty by consent of the parties)
Article 52 (Reduction of the parties to a multilateral treaty below the number necessary for its entry into force)
Article 53 (Denunciation of a treaty containing no provision regarding termination)
59th meeting
Wednesday, 8 May 1968, at 3.10 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXT) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 53 (Denunciation of a treaty containing no provision regarding termination) (continued)
Article 54 (Suspension of the operation of a treaty by consent of the parties)
Texts proposed by the Drafting Committee
Article 9 (Authentication of the text)
(New article) Article 9 bis
Article 10 (Consent to be bound by a treaty expressed by signature)
(New article) Article 10 bis (Consent to be bound by a treaty expressed by an exchange of instruments constituting a treaty)
60th meeting
Thursday, 9 May 1968, at 10.45 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 55 (Temporary suspension of the operation of a multilateral treaty by consent between certain of the parties only)
Article 56 (Termination or suspension of the operation of a treaty implied from entering into a subsequent treaty)
Article 57 (Termination or suspension of the operation of a treaty as a consequence of its breach)
61st meeting
Thursday, 9 May 1968, at 3.15 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 57 (Termination or suspension of the operation of a treaty as a consequence of its breach) (continued)
Texts proposed by the Drafting Committee
Article 11 (Consent to be bound by a treaty expressed by ratification, acceptance or approval)
Article 12 (Consent to be bound by a treaty expressed by accession)
Article 13 (Exchange or deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession)
Article 14 (Consent relating to a part of a treaty and choice of differing provisions)
Article 15 (Obligation of a State not to frustrate the object of a treaty prior to its entry into force)
62nd meeting
Thursday, 9 May 1968, at 8.40 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 58 (Supervening impossibility of performance)
63rd meeting
Friday, 10 May 1968, at 10.50 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 59 (Fundamental change of circumstances)
64th meeting
Friday, 10 May 1968, at 3.15 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 59 (Fundamental change of circumstances) (continued)
65th meeting
Saturday, 11 May 1968, at 9.45 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 59 (Fundamental change of circumstances) (continued)
Article 60 (Severance of diplomatic relations)
66th meeting
Monday, 13 May 1968, at 11 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 61 (Emergence of a new peremptory norm of general international law)
Article 41 (Separability of treaty provisions) (resumed from the 42nd meeting)
Article 42 (Loss of a right to invoke a ground for invalidating, terminating, withdrawing from or suspending the operation of a treaty) (resumed from the 43rd meeting)
67th meeting
Monday, 13 May 1968, at 3.15 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 42 (Loss of a right to invoke a ground for invalidating, terminating, withdrawing from or suspending the operation of a treaty) (continued)
68th meeting
Tuesday, 14 May 1968, at 10.50 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 62 (Procedure to be followed in cases of invalidity, termination, withdrawal from or suspension of the operation of a treaty) and proposed new article 62 bis
69th meeting
Tuesday, 14 May 1968, at 3.25 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXT) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 62 (Procedure to be followed in cases of invalidity, termination, withdrawal from or suspension of the operation of a treaty) (continued) and proposed new article 62 bis (continued)
70th meeting
Tuesday, 14 May 1968, at 8.45 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 62 (Procedure to be followed in cases of invalidity, termination, withdrawal from or suspension of the operation of a treaty) (continued) and proposed new article 62 bis (continued)
Texts proposed by the Drafting Committee
Article 16 (Formulation of reservations)
Article 18 (Procedure regarding reservations)
Article 19 (Legal effects of reservations)
Article 20 (Withdrawal of reservations)
71st meeting
Wednesday, 15 May 1968, at 10.45 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 62 (Procedure to be followed in cases of invalidity, termination, withdrawal from or suspension of the operation of a treaty) (continued) and proposed new article 62 bis (continued)
72nd meeting
Wednesday, 15 May 1968, at 3.20 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Texts proposed by the Drafting Committee
Article 17 (Acceptance of and objection to reservations)
Article 21 (Entry into force)
Article 22 (Entry into force provisionally
Articles 23 (Pacta sunt servanda) and 23 bis (new article)
Article 24 (Non-retroactivity of treaties)
Article 25 (Application of treaties to territory)
Article 62 (Procedure to be followed in cases of invalidity, termination, withdrawal from or suspension of the operation of a treaty) (resumed from the 71st meeting) and proposed new article 62 bis (resumed from the 71st meeting)
73rd meeting
Thursday, 16 May 1968, at 10.30 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 62 (Procedure to be followed in cases of invalidity, termination, withdrawal from or suspension of the operation of a treaty) (continued) and proposed new article 62 bis (continued)
74th meeting
Thursday, 16 May 1968, at 3.20 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 62 (Procedure to be followed in cases of invalidity, termination, withdrawal from or suspension of the operation of a treaty) (continued) and proposed new article 62 bis (continued)
Texts proposed by the Drafting Committee
Article 27 (General rule of interpretation)
Article 28 (Supplementary means of interpretation)
Article 29 (Interpretation of treaties in two or more languages)
Article 30 (General rule regarding third States)
Article 31 (Treaties providing for obligations for third States)
Article 32 (Treaties providing for rights for third States)
Article 33 (Revocation or modification of obligations or rights of third States)
Article 34 (Rules in a treaty becoming binding through international custom)
Article 63 (Instruments for declaring invalid, terminating, withdrawing from or suspending the operation of a treaty)
Article 64 (Revocation of notifications and instruments provided for in articles 62 and 63)
Article 65 (Consequences of the invalidity of a treaty)
75th meeting
Friday, 17 May 1968, at 10.50 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 66 (Consequences of the termination of a treaty)
Article 67 (Consequences of the nullity or termination of treaty conflicting with a peremptory norm of general international law)
Article 68 (Consequences of the suspension of the operation of a treaty)
76th meeting
Friday, 17 May 1968, at 3.20 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 39 (Validity and continuance in force of treaties) (resumed from the 40th meeting)
Article 69 (Cases of State succession and State responsibility)
Article 70 (Case of an aggressor State)
77th meeting
Monday, 20 May 1968, at 10.45 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 71 (Depositaries of treaties) and article 72 (Functions of depositaries)
78th meeting
Monday, 20 May 1968, at 3.15 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Texts proposed by the Drafting Committee
Article 35 (General rule regarding the amendment of treaties)
Article 40 (Obligations under other rules of international law)
Article 43 (Provisions of internal law regarding competence to conclude a treaty)
Article 44 (Specific restrictions on authority to express the consent of the State)
Article 45 (Error), article 46 (Fraud), article 47 (Corruption of a representative of the State) and article 48 (Coercion of a representative of the State)
Article 49 (Coercion of a State by the threat or use of force)
Article 71 (Depositaries of treaties) and article 72 (Functions of depositaries) (resumed from the previous meeting)
Article 73 (Notifications and communications)
Article 74 (Correction of errors in texts or in certified copies of treaties)
79th meeting
Tuesday, 21 May 1968, at 11 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 75 (Registration and publication of treaties)
80th meeting
Tuesday, 21 May 1968, at 5.5 p.m
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Text proposed by the Drafting Committe
Article 50 (Treaties conflicting with a peremptory norm of general international law) (jus cogens)
Article 62 (Procedure to be followed in cases of invalidity, termination, withdrawal from or suspension of the operation of a treaty) (resumed from the 74th meeting) and proposed new article 62 bis (resumed from the 74th meeting)
Proposed new article 76
Postponement of consideration of amendments containing specific references to “general multilateral treaties” and “restricted multilateral treaties”
81st meeting
Wednesday, 22 May 1968, at 11.20 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Texts proposed by the Drafting Committee
Article 51 (Termination of or withdrawal from a treaty by consent of the parties)
Article 52 (Reduction of the parties to a multilateral treaty below the number necessary for its entry into force)
Article 53 (Denunciation of a treaty containing no provision regarding termination)
Article 54 (Suspension of the operation of a treaty by consent of the parties)
Article 56 (Termination or suspension of the operation of a treaty implied from entering into a subsequent treaty)
Article 57 (Termination or suspension of the operation of a treaty as a consequence of its breach)
Article 58 (Supervening impossibility of performance)
Article 59 (Fundamental change of circumstances)
Articles 60 (Severance of diplomatic relations) and 69 bis (new article)
Article 39 (Validity and continuance in force of treaties) (resumed from the 76th meeting)
Article 63 (Instruments for declaring invalid, terminating, withdrawing from or suspending the operation of a treaty) (resumed from the 74th meeting)
82nd meeting
Thursday, 23 May 1968, at 3.20 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Texts proposed by the Drafting Committee
Article 41 (Separability of treaty provisions)
Article 67 (Consequences of the nullity or termination of a treaty conflicting with a peremptory norm of general international law) (resumed from the 75th meeting)
Texts proposed by the Drafting Committee
Article 42 (Loss of a right to invoke a ground for invalidating, terminating, withdrawing from or suspending the operation of a treaty)
Article 68 (Consequences of the suspension of the operation of a treaty)
Article 69 (Cases of State succession and State responsibility)
Article 70 (Case of an aggressor State)
Article 71 (Depositaries of treaties)
Article 72 (Functions of depositaries)
Article 73 (Notifications and communications)
Article 74 (Correction of errors in texts or in certified copies of treaties)
Article 75 (Registration and publication of treaties)
83rd meeting
Friday, 24 May 1968, at 10.55 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Texts proposed by the Drafting Committee
Article 71 (Depositaries of treaties)
Article 39 (Validity and continuance in force of treaties)
Article 61 (Emergence of a new peremptory norm of general international law)
Article 62 (Procedure to be followed in cases of invalidity, termination, withdrawal from or suspension of the operation of a treaty)
Article 63 (Instruments for declaring invalid, terminating, withdrawing from or suspending the operation of a treaty)
Article 64 (Revocation of notifications and instruments provided for in articles 62 and 63)
Article 65 (Consequences of the invalidity of a treaty)
Arrangements for the second session of the Conference
Conclusion of the Committee’s work
United Nations Conference on the Law of Treaties
Second Session
Vienna, 9 April-22 May 1969
Summary records of the plenary meetings
and of the meetings of the Committee of the Whole
CONTENTS
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List of delegations
Officers of the Conference and its Committees
Secretariat of the Conference
SUMMARY RECORDS OF THE PLENARY MEETINGS
Sixth plenary meeting
Wednesday, 9 April 1969, at 3.25 p.m.
Opening of the second session of the Conference
Methods of work and procedures of the second session of the Conference
Seventh plenary meeting
Monday, 28 April 1969, at 10.45 a.m.
Tribute to the memory of General Rene Barrientos Ortuno, President of the Republic of Bolivia
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966
Reports of the Committee of the Whole
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole
Statement by the Chairman of the Drafting Committee on articles 1-6
Article 1 (Scope of the present Convention) l
Article 2 (Use of terms)
Article 3 (International agreements not within the scope of the present Convention)
Article 4 (Treaties constituting international organizations and treaties adopted within an international
organization)
Article 5 (Capacity of States to conclude treaties)
Eighth plenary meeting
Monday, 28 April 1969, at 3.35 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (continued)
Article 5 (Capacity of States to conclude treaties) (continued)
Article 6 (Full powers)
Article 7 (Subsequent confirmation of an act performed without authorization)
Article 8 (Adoption of the text)
Ninth plenary meeting
Tuesday, 29 April 1969, at 10.35 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (continued)
Article 8 (Adoption of the text) (continued)
Statement by the Chairman of the Drafting Committee on articles 9-13
Article 9 (Authentication of the text)
Article 9 bis (Means of expressing consent to be bound by a treaty)
Article 10 (Consent to be bound by a treaty expressed by signature)
Tenth plenary meeting
Tuesday, 29 April 1969, at 3.15 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (continued)
Article 10 bis (Consent to be bound by a treaty expressed by an exchange of instruments constituting a treaty)
Article 11 (Consent to be bound by a treaty expressed by ratification, acceptance or approval)
Article 12 (Consent to be bound by a treaty expressed by accession)
Article 13 (Exchange or deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession)
Statement by the Chairman of the Drafting Committee on articles 14-18
Article 14 (Consent to be bound by part of a treaty and choice of differing provisions)
Article 15 (Obligation not to defeat the object and purpose of a treaty prior to its entry into force)
Article 16 (Formulation of reservations)
Article 17 (Acceptance of and objection to reservations)
Eleventh plenary meeting
Wednesday, 30 April 1969, at 3.15 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (continued)
Article 17 (Acceptance of and objection to reservations) (continued)
Article 18 (Procedure regarding reservations)
Article 19 (Legal effects of reservations)
Article 20 (Withdrawal of reservations)
Statement by the Chairman of the Drafting Committee on articles 21-26
Article 21 (Entry into force)
Article 22 (Provisional application)
Twelfth plenary meeting
Tuesday, 6 May 1969, at 10.40 a.m.
Tribute to the memory of Mr. Zakir Husain, President of the Republic of India
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (resumed from the previous meeting)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (continued)
Article 23 (Pacta sunt servanda)
New article proposed by Luxembourg
Thirteenth plenary meeting
Tuesday, 6 May 1969, at 3.10 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the
General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
New article proposed by Luxembourg (continued)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (resumed from the previous meeting)
Article 23 bis (Internal law and observance of treaties)
Article 24 (Non-retroactivity of treaties)
Article 25 (Territorial scope of treaties)
Article 26 (Application of successive treaties relating to the same subject-matter)
Statement by the Chairman of the Drafting Committee on articles 27-29
Article 27 (General rule of interpretation)
Article 28 (Supplementary means of interpretation)
Article 29 (Interpretation of treaties authenticated in two or more languages)
Fourteenth plenary meeting
Wednesday, 7 May 1969, at 10.45 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (continued)
Statement by the Chairman of the Drafting Committee on articles 30-37
Article 30 (General rule regarding third States)
Article 31 (Treaties providing for obligations for third States)
Article 32 (Treaties providing for rights for third States)
Article 33 (Revocation or modification of obligations or rights of third States)
Article 34 (Rules set forth in a treaty becoming binding on third States as rules of general international law)
Fifteenth plenary meeting
Wednesday, 7 May 1969, at 3.15 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the Genera Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (continued)
Article 34 (Rules set foith in a treaty becoming binding on third States as rules of general international law) (continued)
Sixteenth plenary meeting
Thursday, 8 May 1969, at 10.50 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (continued)
Article 35 (General rule regarding the amendment of treaties)
Article 36 (Amendment of multilateral treaties)
Article 37 (Agreements to modify multilateral treaties between certain of the parties only)
Statement by the Chairman of the Drafting Committee on articles 39-42
Article 39 (Validity and continuance in force of treaties)
Article 40 (Obligations imposed by international law independently of a treaty)
Article 41 (Separability of treaty provisions)
Statement by the Observer for the Asian-African Legal Consultative Committee
Seventeenth plenary meeting
Thursday, 8 May 1969, at 3.20 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (resumed from the previous meeting)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (continued)
Article 42 (Loss of a right to invoke a ground for invalidating, terminating, withdrawing from or suspending the operation of a treaty)
Message from the President of India
Eighteenth plenary meeting
Friday, 9 May 1969, at 3.15 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (resumed from the previous meeting)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (continued)
Statement by the Chairman of the Drafting Committee on articles 43-50
Article 43 (Provisions of internal law regarding competence to conclude treaties)
Article 44 (Specific restrictions on authority to express the consent of a State)
Article 45 (Error)
Article 46 (Fraud)
Article 47 (Corruption of a representative of a State)
Article 48 (Coercion of a representative of a State)
Article 49 (Coercion of a State by the threat or use of force)
Nineteenth plenary meeting
Monday, 12 May 1969, at 11 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (continued)
Article 49 (Coercion of a State by the threat or use of force) (continued)
Draft declaration on the prohibition of the threat or use of economic or political coercion in concluding a treaty
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (resumed)
Article 50 (Treaties conflicting with a peremptory norm of general international law (jus cogens)
Twentieth plenary meeting
Monday, 12 May 1969, at 3.30 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Draft declaration on the prohibition of the threat or use of economic or political coercion in concluding a treaty (resumed from the previous meeting)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (resumed from the previous meeting)
Article 50 (Treaties conflicting with a peremptory norm of general international law (jus cogens)) (resumed from the previous meeting)
Statement by the Chairman of the Drafting Committee on articles 51-61
Article 51 (Termination of or withdrawal from a treaty under its provisions or by consent of the parties)
Article 52 (Reduction of the parties to a multilateral treaty below the number necessary for its entry into force)
Article 53 (Denunciation of or withdrawal from a treaty containing no provision regarding termination, denunciation or withdrawal)
Twenty-first plenary meeting
Tuesday, 13 May 1969, at 10.50 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (continued)
Article 53 (Denunciation of or withdrawal from a treaty containing no provision regarding termination, denunciation or withdrawal) (continued)
Article 54 (Suspension of the operation of a treaty under its provisions or by consent of the parties)
Article 55 (Suspension of the operation of a multilateral treaty by agreement between certain of the parties only)
Article 56 (Termination or suspension of the operation of a treaty implied by conclusion of a later treaty)
Article 57 (Termination or suspension of the operation of a treaty as a consequence of its breach)
Twenty-second plenary meeting
Tuesday, 13 May 1969, at 3.20 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (continued)
Article 58 (Supervening impossibility of performance)
Article 59 (Fundamental change of circumstances).
Article 60 (Severance of diplomatic or consular relations)
Article 61 (Emergence of a new peremptory norm of general international law (jus cogens))
Twenty-third plenary meeting
Wednesday, 14 May 1969, at 10.55 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (continued)
Article 49 (Coercion of a State by the threat or use of force) (resumed from the 19th plenary meeting)
Article 61 (Emergence of a new peremptory norm of general international law (jus cogens)) (resumed from the previous meeting)
Statement by the Chairman of the Drafting Committee on articles 65-69, 69 bis and 70
Article 65 (Consequences of the invalidity of a treaty)
Article 66 (Consequences of the termination of a treaty)
Article 67 (Consequences of the invalidity of a treaty which conflicts with a peremptory norm of general international law)
Article 68 (Consequences of the suspension of the operation of a treaty)
Article 69 (Cases of State succession, State responsibility and outbreak of hostilities)
Article 69 bis (Diplomatic and consular relations and the conclusion of treaties)
Article 70 (Case of an aggressor State)
Twenty-fourth plenary meeting
Wednesday, 14 May 1969, at 4.25 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Motion for immediate consideration of articles 62, 62 bis, 63 and 64
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (resumed from previous meeting)
Statement by the Chairman of the Drafting Committee on articles 71-75
Article 71 (Depositaries of treaties)
Article 72 (Functions of depositaries)
Article 73 (Notifications and communications)
Article 74 (Correction of errors in texts or in certified copies of treaties)
Article 75 (Registration and publication of treaties)
Proposed new article 76
Twenty-fifth plenary meeting
Thursday, 15 May 1969, at 10.45 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (continued)
Statement by the Chairman of the Drafting Committee on articles 62 and 62 bis, annex I to the convention, and articles 63 and 64
Article 62 (Procedure to be followed with respect to invalidity, termination, withdrawal from or suspension of the operation of a treaty)
Article 62 bis (Procedures for conciliation and arbitration)
Annex I to the convention
Twenty-sixth plenary meeting
Thursday, 15 May 1969, at 3.15 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (continued)
Article 62 bis (Procedures for conciliation and arbitration) and annex I to the convention (continued)
Twenty-seventh plenary meeting
Friday, 16 May 1969, at 12.15 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (continued)
Article 62 bis (Procedures for conciliation and arbitration) and annex I to the convention (continued)
Twenty-eighth plenary meeting
Friday, 16 May 1969, at 3.35 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (continued)
Article 62 bis (Procedures for conciliation and arbitration) and annex I to the convention (continued)
Article 63 (Instruments for declaring invalid, terminating, withdrawing from or suspending the operation of a treaty)
Article 64 (Revocation of notifications and instruments provided for in articles 62 and 63)
Statement by the Chairman of the Drafting Committee on articles 2, 31, 32 and 22, and on the proposal for a new article to be inserted between articles 23 and 23 bis
Article 2 (Use of terms)
Article 31 (Treaties providing for obligations for third States)
Article 32 (Treaties providing for rights for third States)
Twenty-ninth plenary meeting
Monday, 19 May 1969, at 10.30 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (continued)
Article 62 bis (Procedures for conciliation and arbitration) and annex I to the convention (resumed from the previous meeting)
Article 22 (Provisional application (resumed from the llth plenary meeting)
Statement by the Chairman of the Drafting Committee on articles 4, 7, Wbis, 18,19 and 20
Article 18 (Procedure regarding reservations)
Article 20 (Withdrawal of reservations and of objections to reservations)
Proposed new article 76
Thirtieth plenary meeting
Monday, 19 May 1969, at 4.5 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Proposed new article 76 (continued)
Articles approved by the Committee of the Whole (resumed from the previous meeting)
Article 77 (Non-retroactivity of the present convention)
Statement by the Chairman of the Drafting Committee on articles 44 and 57
Article 57 (Termination or suspension of the operation of a treaty as a consequence of its breach)
Draft resolution relating to article 1
Election of a member of the Credentials Committee
Thirty-first plenary meeting
Tuesday, 20 May 1969, at 11 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (resumed from the previous meeting)
Statement by the Chairman of the Drafting Committee on the declaration on the prohibition of military, political or economic coercion in the conclusion of treaties and related resolution
Text of the preamble submitted by the Drafting Committee
Thirty-second plenary meeting
Tuesday, 20 May 1969, at 9 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Text of the preamble submitted by the Drafting Committee (continued)
Draft resolution relating to article 1 (resumed from the 30th plenary meeting)
Proposal for the reconsideration of article 19 (Legal effects of reservations)
Thirty-third plenary meeting
Wednesday, 21 May 1969, at 11.55 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Proposal for the reconsideration of article 19 (Legal effects of reservations) (continued)
Proposed new article
Thirty-fourth plenary meeting
Wednesday, 21 May 1969, at 4.10p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Proposed new article (continued)
Draft declaration proposed by Spain
Draft declaration on universal participation in and accession to the convention on the law of treaties, proposed new article on procedures for adjudication, arbitration and conciliation and draft resolution
Final provisions
Article 49 (Coercion of a State by the threat or use of force) (resumed from the 2 3rd plenary meeting)
Report of the Credentials Committee on the second session of the Conference
Thirty-fifth plenary meeting
Thursday, 22 May 1969, at 12 noon
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Draft declaration on universal participation in and accession to the convention on the law of treaties, proposed new article on procedures for adjudication, arbitration and conciliation and draft resolution (resumed from the previous meeting)
Explanations of vote
Thirty-sixth plenary meeting
Thursday, 22 May 1969, at 3.30p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Draft declaration on universal participation in and accession to the convention on the law of treaties, proposed new article on procedures for adjudication, arbitration and conciliation and draft resolution (continued)
Explanations of vote (continued)
Report by the Chairman of the Drafting Committee
Adoption of the Convention on the Law of Treaties
Tribute to the International Law Commission
Tribute to the Federal Government and the people of the Republic of Austria
Adoption of the Final Act
Closure of the Conference
SUMMARY RECORDS OF MEETINGS OF THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
84th meeting
Thursday, 10 April 1969, at 10.45 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (resumed from the first session)
Article 8 (Adoption of the text) 2
85th meeting
Thursday, 10 April 1969, at 3.10 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 8 (Adoption of the text) (continued)
Article 17 (Acceptance of and objection to reservations)
Article 26 (Application of successive treaties relating to the same subject-matter)
86th meeting
Friday, 11 April 1969, at 10.55 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 36 (Amendment of multilateral treaties)
Article 37 (Agreements to modify multilateral treaties between certain of the parties only)
Article 55 (Temporary suspension of the operation of a multilateral treaty by consent between certain of the parties only)
Article 66 (Consequences of the termination of a treaty)
87th meeting
Monday, 14 April 1969, at 10.55 a.m.
Considei ation of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Article 2 (Use of terms)
88th meeting
Monday, 14 April 1969, at 3.20 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Proposed new article 5 bis (The right of participation in treaties)
89th meeting
Tuesday, 15 April 1969, at 10.55 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Proposed new article 5 bis (The right of participation in treaties) (continued)
90th meeting
Wednesday, 16 April 1969, at 10.55 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Proposed new article 5 bis (The right of participation in treaties) (continued)
91st meeting
Wednesday, 16 April 1969, at 3.30p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Proposed new article 5 bis (The right of participation in treaties (continued)
Article 8 (Adoption of the text) (resumed from the 85th meeting)
Texts proposed by the Drafting Committee
Article 26 (Application of successive treaties relating to the same subject-matter)
Article 36 (Amendment of multilateral treaties)
Article 37 (Agreements to modify multilateral treaties between certain of the parties only)
92nd meeting
Thursday, 17 April 1969 at 3.20p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Proposed new articles 62 bis, 62 ter, 62 quater and 7
93rd meeting
Friday, 18 April 1969, at 10.50 a.m.
Tribute to the memory of Mr. Emilio Arenales Catalan
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Proposed new articles 62 bis, 62 ter, 62 quater and 76 (resumed from the previous meeting)
94th meeting
Friday, 18 April 1969, at 3.15 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Proposed new articles 62 bis, 62 ter, 62 quater and 76 (continued)
95th meeting
Monday, 21 April 1969, at 10.50 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Proposed new articles 62 bis, 62 ter, 62 quater and 76 (continued)
96th meeting
Monday, 21 April 1969, at 3.20 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Proposed new articles 62 bis, 62 ter, 62 quater and 76 (continued)
97th meeting
Monday, 21 April 1969, at 8.40 p.m
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Proposed new articles 62 bis, 62 ter, 62 quater and 76 (continued)
98th meeting
Tuesday, 22 April 1969, at 11 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Proposed new articles 62 bis, 62 ter, 62 quater and 76 (continued)
99th meeting
Tuesday, 22 April 1969, at 3.20 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Proposed new articles 62 bis, 62 ter, 62 quater and 76 (continued)
Texts proposed by the Drafting Committee
Article 8 (Adoption of the text)
Article 55 (Temporary suspension of the operation of a multilateral treaty by consent between certain of the parties only)
Article 66 (Consequences of the termination of a treaty)
100th meeting
Wednesday, 23 April 1969, at 11 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Final clauses (including proposed new articles 76 and 77)
101st meeting
Wednesday, 23 April 1969, at 3.25 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Final clauses (including proposed new articles 76 and 77) (continued)
102nd meeting
Thursday, 24 April 1969, at 10.50 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Final clauses (including proposed new articles 76 and 77) (continued)
103rd meeting
Thursday, 24 April 1969, at 3.30 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Final clauses (including proposed new articles 76 and 77) (continued)
104th meeting
Friday, 25 April 1969, at 11.20 a.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Final clauses (including proposed new articles 76 and 77) (continued)
105th meeting
Friday, 25 April 1969, at 3.35 p.m.
Consideration of the question of the law of treaties in accordance with resolution 2166 (XXI) adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 1966 (continued)
Final clauses (including proposed new articles 76 and 77) (continued)
Proposed new article 5 bis (The right of participation in treaties) (resumed from the 91st meeting)
Texts proposed by the Drafting Committee
Article 12 (Consent to be bound by a treaty expressed by accession)
Article 2 (Use of terms)
Article 62 bis
Annex 1
Statement by the Chairman of the Drafting Committee
Adoption of the reports of the Committee of the Whole
United Nations Conference on the Law of Treaties
First and second sessions
Vienna, 26 March-24 May 1968 and 9 april-22 1969
Documents of the Conference
CONTENTS
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Index to the documents of the Conference
PROPOSALS, REPORTS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS.
A. Reports of the Credentials Committee
B. Draft articles on the law of treaties with commentaries, adopted by the International Law Commission at its eighteenth session
C. Reports of the Committee of the Whole
D. Proposals for a preamble submitted to the Drafting Committee
E. Proposals and amendments submitted to the plenary Conference
F. Communications from the Expert Consultant
G. Observations of the Secretariat
FINAL ACT OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON THE LAW OF TREATIES [with an annex containing the declarations and resolutions adopted by the Conference]
VIENNA CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF TREATIES
Comparative table of the numbering of the articles of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties and of the draft articles on the law of treaties considered by the Conference

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