Fourth Report on State Responsibility
The object of the present document is to submit solutions and draft articles on the various aspects of the legal regime of countermeasures as identified and illustrated in the previous (third) report of the Special Rapporteur on State responsibility. Read more (txt) >>
This report further examines the functions and conditions of countermeasures, and also deals with the impact of dispute settlement obligations. It includes proposed draft Articles 11 (countermeasures by an injured State),12 (conditions of resort to countermeasures), 13 (proportionality) and 14 (prohibited countermeasures). In addition a new draft Article 5 bis (plurality of injured States) is proposed.