International Cases referring to the Vienna Convention Rules on Treaty Interpretation and Interpretative Mechanisms in Regional Trade Agreements

Treaty interpretation is an important process through which meaning is given to what have allegedly been agreed between states. In interpreting international agreements, international tribunals often refer to general or customary rules of treaty interpretation codified in Articles 31 to 33 of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties. In the event states provide specific rules of interpretation in a particular treaty, such rules are applied.

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