Article l Responsibility of a State for its internationally wrongful acts . Every internationally wrongful act of a State entails the international responsibility of that State. Article 2 Elements of an internationally wrongful act of a State There is an internationally wrongful act of a State when conduct consisting of an action or omission: (a) is attributable to the State under. André J.J. de Hoogh; Articles 4 and 8 of the 2001 ILC Articles on State Responsibility, the Tadić Case and Attribution of Acts of Bosnian Serb Authorities t Report by Mr. Roberto Ago, Chair of the Sub-Committee on State Responsibility ; A/CN.4/152 (in ILC Report, A/5509 (A/18/9), 1963, annex I) Part Three of the draft articles on State responsibility: dispute settlement procedure, contained 6 proposed draft articles: conciliation (art.1), task of the Conciliation Commission (art.2), arbitration (art.3), terms of reference of the Arbitral.
David, D. Caron, The ILC Articles on State Responsibility: The Paradoxical Relationship Between Form and Authority, 96 AJIL 857, 865 (2002). 4 E.g., Article 53 (termination of countermeasures), which was first suggested by France in 1999. 5 See the contribution to this symposium by David Bederman for this process as it affected the articles on countermeasures. David, J. Bederman. 1 State , 79. The ILes Articles on State Responsibility 77 the general rules governing the international responsibility of States.'8 This approach was already retained by the famous course which the very young Italian professor had given at The Hague Academy ofInternational Law in 19399 and which constitured the manifest
Article 42 provides that the breach of an obligation entitles a State to invoke the responsibility of another State when the obligation is owed to that State individually or, in the context of multilateral obligations, when such State is specially affected by the breach, or is of such a character as radically to change the position of all the other States to which the obligation is owed. Article 56 Questions of State responsibility not regulated by these articles. The applicable rules of international law continue to govern questions concerning the responsibility of a State for an internationally wrongful act to the extent that they are not regulated by these articles. Article 57 Responsibility of an international organizatio Crawford, The ILC's Articles on State Responsibility: Introduction, Text and Commentaries(forthcoming). A list of the numbers and titles of the articles, together with their equivalents in the provisional text (2000) and the ﬁrst reading text (1996), appears in the Annex to this article. References to articles provisionally adopted in 2000 are indicated in this paper by the use of brackets. Part Five deals with various questions of State responsibility that were deliberately left aside in the articles on State responsibility (see article 57 thereof). What applies to States that are members of an international organization also concerns member organizations. The main issue is whether member States of an international organization incur responsibility when that organization commits. Article 1 - Responsibility of a State for its internationally wrongful acts 2 Article 2 - Elements of an internationally wrongful act of a State 6 Article 3 - Characterization of an act of a State as internationally wrongful 11 CHAPTER II - ATTRIBUTION OF CONDUCT TO A STATE 17 Article 4 - Conduct of organs of a State 20 Article 5 - Conduct of persons or entities exercising element
Draft Articles on Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts: Publisher: International Law Commission: Publication Date: November 2001: Citation / Document Symbol: Supplement No. 10 (A/56/10), chp.IV.E.1: Cite as: International Law Commission, Draft Articles on Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts, November 2001, Supplement No. 10 (A/56/10), chp.IV.E.1. While many of these defenses have been discussed elsewhere, less attention has been paid to the force majeure defense contemplated in Article 23 of the ILC Draft Articles on the Responsibility of the States for Internationally Wrongful Acts. This is surprising as states have, in the past, attempted to rely on this defense before investment tribunals THE ILC'S ARTICLES ON RESPONSIBILITY OF STATES FOR INTERNATIONALLY WRONGFUL ACTS: A RETROSPECT By James Crawford' The development of the articles on state responsibility of the International Law Commis-sion (ILC)' has been described elsewhere, in particular in the ILC's Yearbook. The phases of development of the first (1955-1996) and second (1998-2001) readings are well enough known, and there. ., at para. 125. See also ibid., para. 127, and the dispositif, para. 128 (7)
ILC Draft Articles on State Responsibility with Commentaries (1996): Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its forty-eighth session 6 May - 26 July 1996, (UN Doc. No A Evolution of Articles on State Responsibility (1971-2001) 315 B Articles Proposed but not Adopted 339 C Reports of Special Rapporteurs on State Responsibility 347 appendix 2 draft articles on state responsibility provisionally adopted by the international law commission on first reading (1996) 348 appendix 3 table of equivalent articles 366 Select bibliography 368 Index 381. Article 1 77. Articles 4 and 8 of the 2001 ILC Articles on State Responsibility, the Tadic Case and Attribution of Acts of Bosnian Serb Authorities to the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia de Hoogh, A. J. J., 2002, The British Year Book of International Law 2001. Crawford, J. & Lowe, V. (eds.). p. 255 - 292 38 p 1996 ILC Draft Articles on State Responsibility PART ONE ORIGIN OF INTERNATIONAL RESPONSIBILITY CHAPTER I General Principles Article 1 Responsibility of a State for its internationally wrongful acts Every internationally wrongful act of a State entails the international responsibility of that State. Article 2 Possibility that every State may be held to have committed an internationally. Title: The ILC's Articles on Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts: A Retrospect Created Date: 1/12/2008 3:33:34 P
responsibility of the State in the opinion of Latin American countries, prepared by the Inter-American as Juridical Committee in 1962, as Annex XIV appear in Roberto Ago, First Report on State Responsibility, doc. A/CN.4/217 and Add. 1, ILC Yearbook 1969, vol. II. During the 1960 ILC session, the -American Inte Rijksuniversiteit Groningen founded in 1614 - top 100 university. Sluiten. Menu en zoeken; Contact; My University; Student Porta The conduct of a person or entity which is not an organ of the State under article 4 but which is empowered by the law of that State to exercise elements of the governmental authority shall be considered an act of the State under international law, provided the person or entity is acting in that capacity in the particular instance. Article 1 State responsibility is a cardinal institution of international law. It results from the general legal personality of every State under international law, and from the fact that States are the principal bearers of international obligations (see also States, Fundamental Rights and Duties). Moreover just as the law of State treaties is applied by analogy to the treaties of other international.
As at 16 March 2020, there were nearly 165.000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and 6.470 deaths in 146 countries or territories. The outbreak was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the Director-General of the WHO on 30 January 2020 which, according to the 2005 International Health Regulations, is an 'extraordinary event' which, [ Article 1 of the ILC articles on responsibility of states for internationally wrongful acts expresses the basic principle that an internationally wrongful act by a state entails the international responsibility of that state . In relation to any international claim concerning environmental matters it is therefore essential first to identify the relevant international obligation that has been. provided under Article 4, paragraph 1, the State must be able and willing to fulfill the obligations contained in the U.N. Charter.' As provided un- der Article 17, the State will be assessed certain dues contributions . 29, in Thirty-Second ILC Session Report, supra note 1, at 30, 33 [hereinafter Draft Articles]. 821· 822 Loy. L.A. Int'I & Compo L.l. [Vol. 18:821 event,4 distress,S or necessity,6 the absence of a wrongful act does not prejudge the question of compensation for damage caused by that act.7 The State may engage its international liability and.
Judges Spielmann and Raimondi found the Court's use of the attribution concept and its references to the case law of the ICJ (para. 95-97) and the ILC's Articles on State Responsibility (para. 98, quoting articles 2, 6 and 8) to have been exceptionally objectionable, indeed ' ambiguous, subsidiary and incomprehensible 33 of the ILC's Draft Articles of State Responsibility. I then set forth, in Part III, the constituent elements of necessity as embodied in draft article 33, drawing on the ICJ's interpretation of it in the recent Gabdikovo-Nagymaros decision,7 in which draft article 33 was recognized to reflectU customary international law. 8 To aid in the analysis and to demonstrate that necessity must not. . Similarly, the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.
The primary point of reference in relation to the law of state responsibility is the Articles on the Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts (the ILC Articles), adopted by the International Law Commission (ILC) in 2001, which constitute the fruit of the ILC's attempt to codify and progressively develop the law in this area. The work of the ILC on the topic has exerted a. The articles covered a range issues such as damage inflicted relative to States and State responsibility. The articles enjoyed widespread acceptance and were an important source for the reference. The ILC's Draft Articles on State Responsibility represent a combination of codification and progressive development in the area of third state responsibility for serious breaches of peremptory norms and obligations to the international community as a whole. Article 41 first requires third states to cooperate to bring to an end a serious breach of a peremptory norm of international law. It.
The Attribution Rules in ILC's Articles on State Responsibility: A Preliminary Assessment on Their Application to Cyber Operations published on 09 Mar 2015 by Brill | Nijhoff icle 8 of the ILC Articles on State Responsibility which, according to the Court (para. 398), reﬂ ects customary international law. As is well known, that article attributes to a state conduct by persons or groups of persons acting ' on the instructions ' , or ' under the direction ' or ' under the control ' of the state. These three tests are not cumulative; as stated in the.
African Studies American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education. 4. International Organizations Are Definitely Not States. Cursory Remarks on the ILC Articles on the Responsibility of International Organizations published on 01 Jan 2013 by Brill | Nijhoff Article 19 of part one of the Draft Articles on State Responsibility distinguishes between two kinds of wrongful acts: international crimes, which are defined as the breach of an international obligation essential for the protection of fundamental interests of the interna-tional community, and all acts which, though not crimes, constitute an international delict. 10. 7. See Magraw.
In 2001 the articles on 'Responsibility of States for internationally wrongful acts' were finally adopted by the International Law Commission and annexed to a General Assembly Resolution.4 Already in the early days of the process of drafting these articles, around 1930, the German Government suggested that the principles of state responsibility could apply exceptionally to situations where. Articles on Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts. These articles, which were adopted by the International Law Commission of the United Nations in 2001 after almost four decades of discussion, codified the customary law on state responsibility. For a detailed analysis of this codification, consult the reference book described below. The International Law Commission's. On Article 8 of the ilc norms on state responsibility and attribution of the conduct of de facto organs to states, among others, see K. Mačák, 'Decoding Article 8 of the ilc Articles on State Responsibility: Attribution of Cyber Operations by Non-State Actors', 21:3 Journal Conflict Security Law (2016) pp. 405-428 So far, the ILC has adopted 15 Draft Articles which include a wide range of obligations for future State parties regarding the prevention of crimes against humanity, as well as on measures relating to domestic criminalization, mutual legal assistance and extradition. This blog post, however, focusses on Draft Article 5, which includes an absolute non-refoulement obligation with regard to. A/CN.4/637, 14 Feb. 2011, at 8 (ILO); ibid., at 9 (IMF); ibid., at 10 (joint comments from 13 international organizations); see also Ahlborn, 'The Use of Analogies in Drafting the Articles on the Responsibility of International Organizations: An Appraisal of the Copy-Paste Approach', 9 IOLR (2013) 53 (arguing the ILC should have used closer analogies with the State Responsibility.
State of necessity, now known as necessity and codified by Article 25 of the International Law Commission's (ILC's) Articles on State Responsibility (ASR), is a circumstance precluding the wrongfulness of an otherwise internationally wrongful act. It is traditionally defined as a situation in which the sole means by which a state can safeguard an essential interest from a grave and. 7 2017 ILC Report, supra note 4, § 45, Art. 6(4): 'Each State shall take the necessary measures to ensure that, under its criminal law, the fact that an offence referred to in this draft article was committed pursuant to an order of a Government or of a superior, whether military or civilian, is not a ground for excluding criminal responsibility of a subordinate. Article 1 Responsibility of a State for its internationally wrongful acts Every internationally wrongful act of a State entails the international responsibility of that State. Commentary (1) Article 1 states the basic principle underlying the articles as a whole, which is that a breach of international law by a State entails its international responsibility. An internationally wrongful act of.
Wrongful Acts4 of 2001 (ASR) of the International Law Commission (ILC) pose renewed challenges. The rapidly-changing world order calls for the rethinking of key issues affecting the legal theory of attribution of State responsibility for internationally wrongful acts in violation of human rights norms5. In this state of matters, the ultimate goal of this article is to revisit the attribution. After more than fifty years of work, the International Law Commission codified the general (customary) regime for state responsibility in the Articles on Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts, which were adopted in 2001. The law of state responsibility is based on the distinction between two types of rules: 'primary rules' and 'secondary rules'
The commentaries to the ILC Articles emphasize that the types of cooperation listed in Article 8 do not create an additional obligation on affected and assisting states. Therefore, coordination of international relief actions and communications cannot be considered as a separate duty of notification. The commentaries, however, acknowledge that cooperation may occur in the context of an. Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts. Text adopted by the ILC at its fifty-third session, in 2001, and submitted to the United Nations General Assembly as a part of the ILC's report covering the work of that session. The General Assembly [took] note of the articles on responsibility of States for internationally wrongful acts for the first time in General Assembly. .33.4 Circumstances Precluding Wrongfulness in the ILC Articles on State Responsibility: Countermeasures published on by Oxford University Press The ILC's commentary to Article 6 also states explicitly that the verification of State immunity s of the trial court has been established.23 Secondly, almost all exceptions to immunity24 in articles 10 to 17 presuppose a territorial connection with the forum State, thereby restricting international competence.2^ Accordingly, the sequence of verification proposed by die ILC is logically. The ILC's Articles on Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts: A Retrospect . It should be sufficient for you to work on the Seminar Task if you read the textbook chapter on State Responsibility. This article, however, provides you with some further thoughts and reflection on the development of ILC Articles
Art. 47 to 50 - ILC, Draft Articles on State Responsibility Art. 47 - taking a countermeasure means the injured State does not comply with one of more of its obligations towards the State that has committed an int'lly wrongful act in order to induce it to comply with its obligations under art. 41 to 46 (remedies). Art. 48 - They must first negotiate… Art. 49 - the countermeasure. Article 26 Examination of credentials. 1. The credentials of delegates and their advisers and of all other accredited members of the delegation of a member State shall be deposited with the International Labour Office at least 15 days before the date fixed for the opening of the session of the Conference
Responsibility of States for internationally wrongful acts (Agenda item 75) Authority: resolution 71/133; Documentation. A/74/83 — Report of the Secretary-General: Compilation of decisions of. On 29 January 2020, the District Court of The Hague rendered a possibly momentous judgment that may reverse an international trend to deny functional immunity to State officials in respect of allegations of international crimes. The reader may be aware that the International Law Commission (ILC) has acknowledged this trend in Article 7 of its Draft Articles on Immunity of State Officials from.
of jurists.6 The ILC suggested the codification of ELR in Articles 14 and 15 of its Draft Articles on Diplomatic Protection. A state may only exercise diplomatic protection—or present an international claim in respect of an injury to a national or other person—after the injured person has exhausted all local remedies. These are. The International Law Commission (ILC) is a body of experts responsible for helping develop and codify international law. It is composed of 34 individuals recognized for their expertise and qualifications in international law, who are elected by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) every five years.. The ideological roots of the ILC originated as early as the 19th century, when the. . Smoking/no smoking: some remarks on the current place of fault in the ILC Draft Articles on State Responsibility. Gattini, A; Abstract. The question of the place of fault in the system of state responsibility has long been avoided by the International Law Commission. The Commission chose not to dwell on what was felt to be an old academic dispute and preferred.
The ILC first worked on the topic of 'Representation of States in their relations with international organizations' (1963-75) which led to the draft articles forming the basis of the Vienna Convention on the Representation of States in Their Relations with International Organizations of a Universal Character (done 14 March 1975, not yet in force) UN Doc A/CONF.67/16. The second part. Investment Arbitration and the ILC Articles on State Responsibility. Add to My Bookmarks Export citation. Type Article Author(s) J. Crawford Date 01/03/2010 Volume 25 Issue 1 Page start 127 Page end 199 DOI 10.1093/icsidreview/25.1.127 Is part of Journal Title ICSID Review ISSN 0258-3690 EISSN 2049-1999 Short title ICSID Review. Preview . This item appears on. List: LAWSG088: International Law.
This final section of Article 4 of the Constitution dictates what obligations the United States has as a country. Clause 1. This is known as the Guarantee Clause. This clause states that the Federal government in the U.S. have an obligation to guarantee each of the 50 states a government, and this government is a republic. Basically, it gives each state their own choice as to how to run and. This section of Article 4 requires each state to extend credit and full faith to the public acts, court proceedings and records to other states. Congress has the right to watch how this happens. Section 2 of Article 4 of the Constitution. Section 2 of Article 4 of the Constitution talks about what obligations the states have. Clause 1: Clause of Section 2 Article 4 is also called the. 625 South State Street Ann Arbor, 48104 MI Office: Sub-2 of Law Library. firstname.lastname@example.org. This website contains views and opinions published by members of the Journal's editorial team on issues germane to the Journal's area of focus. The views expressed on this website and in individual posts represent the views of the post's author(s) only. Lawyeria Lite powered by WordPress. 1961 Harvard Draft Convention on the International Responsibility of States for Injuries to Aliens . p. 142 and in Paparinskis Basic Document
Commission [hereinafter ILC] undertook in-depth discussion of jus cogens. As reflected in the relevant ILC Yearbooks, that there was agreement in regards to the existence of the rules of jus cogens and the peremptory norms were viewed as norms from which states . Vol. 3  JUS COGENS AND OBLIGATIONS UNDER THE U.N. CHARTER 74 Kamrul Hossain community at large.4 Rules contrary to the notion.  739 See the sixth report of the Special Rapporteur on State responsibility, William Riphagen, article 8 of Part Two of the draft articles, Yearbook . . . 1985, vol II (Part One), p 10, document A/ CN 4/389  740 Contrast the exception of non-performance in the law of treaties, which is so limited: see paragraph (9) of the introductory commentary to chapter V of Part One  741 Cf. Section 4. The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against Invasion; and on Application of the Legislature, or of the Executive (when the Legislature cannot be convened) against domestic Violence. Keep Reading . Read Interpretations of Article IV, Section 4. Learn More. More about Article IV. The Drafting. Reisman argues that the precise wording of Article 2(4) International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty. The Responsibility to Protect (2001) Legal Consequences for states of the Continued Presence of South Africa in Namibia ICJ Reports (1971) 16. Legality of Use of Force (Provisional Measures) ICJ Reports (1999) 124 . Luck, E. C. The Responsibility to Protect: Growing Pains. In this article, Siddharth Jain discusses the concept of Transboundary Harm in International Law. That large scale modern, agricultural, and technical activity, directed in the domain of one nation, can cause adverse impacts in the region of another nation or to territories of the worldwide commons is in no way, shape or form a novel issue in international law
Article 1 of the 2001 ILC draft provides that every internationally wrongful act of a State entails the international responsibility of that State. Article 2 adds that there is an internationally wrongful act of a State when the conduct consisting of an action or omission: (a) is attributable to the State under international law; and (b) constitutes a breach of an international obligation. 1995, entered into force on 4 October 1995 Farm Farmland comprising 4200 hectares in Świdwin Commune, Poland ILC Articles International Law Commission, Draft Articles on Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts, dated 2001 Lease Agreement Lease Agreement between Pol Farm and the Polish Agricultural Propert
Diplomatic Law was first published in 1976. The book places each provision of the Convention in its historical context; provides commentary on the application of the Convention by the UK, the US, and other States; and thoroughly examines topical problems in the field including the abuse of diplomatic immunity and terrorist violence. This updated edition also highlights important new trends in. 4 R. Mullerson, 'Law and Politics in Succession of States: International Law on Succession of States', in G. Burdeau and B. Stern (eds.), Dissolution, continuation et succession en Europe de l'Est (1994), 16-17; Caggiano These articles (1 through 4) define the scope of the draft convention, the general obligations of states (to prevent and punish crimes against humanity whether or not committed in time of armed conflict), and crimes against humanity identically to Article 7 of the ICC Statute, while also including an innovative obligation of prevention. When the Commission's work was again presented to. Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts, 2001, text adopted by the International Law Commission at its 53rd Session, 2001, reproduced as an annex to General Assembly Resolution 56/83 of 12 December 2001 (ILC Draft Articles on State Responsibility) [in Materials Pack, p. 6] Articles 4, 5, 7 and 4.Urges States and intergovernmental and non-governmental organisations to contribute funds, relieve him or her of criminal responsibility, but may be considered in mitigation of punishment if the International Tribunal for Rwanda determines that justice so requires. Article 7: Territorial and temporal jurisdiction The territorial jurisdiction of the International Tribunal for Rwanda shall.
Article IV - The States. This article defines the relationship between the states and the federal government. The federal government guarantees a republican form of government in each state, protects the nation and the people from foreign or domestic violence, and determines how new states can join the Union. It also suggests that all the states are equal to each other and should respect. Recalling also that States have, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations and the principles of international law, the sovereign right to exploit their own resources pursuant to their own environmental and developmental policies, and the responsibility to ensure that activities within their jurisdiction or control do not cause damage to the environment of other States or of areas.
Making social responsibility a part of the corporate environment is not always a matter of black-and-white, but is filled with fields of gray. While many people believe the decisions regarding business ethics and social responsibility should not be that difficult, the implications and results of various decisions may have a huge impact on local consumers, communities, and even global. ARTICLE 4 Prohibition of slavery and forced labour 1. No one shall be held in slavery or servitude. 2. No one shall be required to perform forced or compulsory labour. 3. For the purpose of this Article the term forced or compulsory labour shall not include: (a) any work required to be done in the ordinary course of detention imposed according to the provisions of Article 5 of this. Article 4 1. The Union shall share competence with the Member States where the Treaties confer on it a competence which does not relate to the areas referred to in Articles 3 and 6. 2. Shared competence between the Union and the Member States applies in the following principal areas: (a) internal market; (b) social policy, for the aspects defined in this Treaty; (c) economic, social and. The States Parties to the present Covenant, including those having responsibility for the administration of Non-Self-Governing and Trust Territories, shall promote the realization of the right of self-determination, and shall respect that right, in conformity with the provisions of the Charter of the United Nations. PART II . Article 2 . 1. Each State Party to the present Covenant undertakes. The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased. International Law Commission an auxiliary body of the UN General Assembly. The composition and powers of the International Law Commission were established by a statute ratified by a resolution of the General Assembly on Nov. 21, 1947.
Article 1 Definition and scope For the purposes of the present draft articles, diplomatic protection consists of the invocation by a State, through diplomatic action or other means of peaceful settlement, of the responsibility of another State for an injury caused by an internationally wrongful act of that State to a natural or lega 4 Draft Code of Crimes against the Peace and Security of Mankind, Article 8. Adopted by the ILC at its forty-eighth session, in 1996, Yearbook of the ILC, 1996, vol.II, Part Two. 5 Draft Code of Crimes against the Peace and Security of Mankind with commentaries, Commentary to Article 8, para.7. 6 Rome Statute, Preamble, para.6. 7 Amnesty International, Universal Jurisdiction: A preliminary. Article 4 of the treaty could provide that every State party must exercise jurisdiction over persons who commit such crimes, certainly if they did it in your territory or if it was your national, but also if it occurs outside your territory and is not your national, but the offender comes to your territory. Article 5 of the treaty could be an aut dedere, aut judicare obligation, meaning.
James Richard Crawford, AC, SC, FBA (born 14 November 1948) is an Australian academic and practitioner in the field of public international law.He was elected as Judge of the International Court of Justice for a full term of 9 years in November 2014 and took his seat on the court in February 2015. From 1990 to 1992 Crawford was Dean of the Sydney Law School where he was also the Challis. Find link. language:. Articles on Corporate social responsibility (CSR) Displaying 1 - 20 of 112 articles . In this April 2013 photo, Bangladeshis gather as rescuers look for survivors and victims at the site of the. In accordance with article 10.2 of the ILC draft articles on MFN clauses, this clause can only come into effect if the persons or things benefiting under MFN: (a) belong to the same category of persons or things as those in a determined relationship with a third 2 MFN is said to be unconditional in the WTO because there is no obligation of reciprocity. In practice, when an advantage is granted.
The responsibility to protect implies a duty to react to situations in which there is compelling need for human protection. If preventive measures fail to resolve or contain such a situation, and when the state in question is unable or unwilling to step in, then intervention by other states may be required Attendance of ILC members (2019) Documentation. 2019 ILC Report; A/C.6/74/L.20 — Draft resolution Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its seventy-first session A/C.6/74/L. Article Four of the United States Constitution outlines the relationship between the various states, as well as the relationship between each state and the United States federal government.It also empowers Congress to admit new states and administer the territories and other federal lands.. The Full Faith and Credit Clause requires states to extend full faith and credit to the public acts.