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Analytical Guide to the Work of the International Law Commission

Question of the protection and inviolability of diplomatic agents and other persons entitled to special protection under international law

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Mandate

Studies undertaken by the Secretariat and Reports of the Secretary-General

None

Reports of the Working Group or Sub-Committee

  • 24th session of the International Law Commission (1972)
    • Report of the Working Group on the question of the protection and inviolability of diplomatic agents and other persons entitled to special protection under international law: draft articles on the prevention and punishment of crimes against diplomatic agents and other internationally protected persons
  • Second report of the Working Group
  • Third report of the working group

Reports of the Special Rapporteur

None

Reports of the Drafting Committee

None

Comments by Governments

  • 24th session of the International Law Commission (1972)
    • Observations of Member States on the question of the protection and inviolability of diplomatic agents and other persons entitled to special protection under international law, transmitted to the International Law Commission in accordance with section III of General Assembly resolution 2780 (XXVI)

Other

  • 24th session of the International Law Commission (1972)
    • Draft articles concerning crimes against persons entitled to special protection under international law — Working paper prepared by Mr. Richard D. Kearney
  • Uruguay — working paper
  • A/C.6/L.822 (mimeograph)
  • ILC Report, A/8710/Rev.1 (A/27/10), 1972, chap. III(A), para. 58

Reports of the International Law Commission

  • Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its twenty-fourth session, 2 May to 7 July 1972
    • Established a Working Group to review the problem and prepare a set of draft articles. On the basis of the reports of the Working Group, the Commission adopted a set of 12 draft articles, with commentaries, on the prevention and punishment of crimes against diplomatic agents and other internationally protected persons, which it submitted to the Assembly as well as to Governments for comments.
    • Discussion in Plenary: 1150th, 1151st, 1152nd and 1153rd meetings (3 to 8 May 1972), 1164th meeting (24 May 1972), 1182nd, 1183rd, 1184th, 1185th and 1186th meetings (20 to 23 June 1972), 1188th and 1189th meetings (27 June 1972) 1191st, 1192nd and 1193th meetings (29 June to 3 July 1972)

General Assembly Action

None

Final Outcome

International Law Commission (24th session, 1972)

General Assembly

 

1 United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1035, p. 167.