The International Law Commission is the UN body principally responsible for the codification and development of international law. It first met in 1949 and held its fiftieth session in 1998.
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Series: The International Law Commission 1949-1998
Number Of Pages: 622
Published: 9th September 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6 x 3.33
Weight (kg): 1.04