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Leslie C. Green

resolution 63 instructing the International Law Commission to ‘formulate’ these principles, which it did at its second session in 1950, 64 reaffirming that crimes against peace are: Punishable as crimes under international law. . . . [That] any person who commits an act which constitutes a crime under international law is

in The contemporary law of armed conflict
Leslie C. Green

) 138 affirming the Principles of International Law recognised by the Charter of the Nuremberg Tribunal, but without detailing what these Principles are. This lacuna was remedied in 1950 with the adoption by the International Law Commission of Principles of International Law recognised in the Charter of the Nuremberg Tribunal and the Judgment of the Tribunal. 139 Principles III and IV confirm that

in The contemporary law of armed conflict
Leslie C. Green

. 50 1974, 13 I.L.M. 710; see also International Law Commission Draft Code of Crimes against the Peace and Security of Mankind, 1991, 30 ibid ., 1585. 51 Since none of the states involved in the US/UK actions against Iraq is directed to this end, they might be considered as outside the definition

in The contemporary law of armed conflict
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Leslie C. Green

legitimate combatant. The International Law Commission has now adopted a Draft Code of Crimes against the Peace and Security of Mankind 86 based on the provisions of the Protocol and the Mercenaries Convention. By Article 23 anyone who recruits, uses, finances or trains ‘mercenaries for activities directed against another State or for the purpose of opposing the legitimate exercise of the inalienable right

in The contemporary law of armed conflict
Leslie C. Green

by the Charter of the Nuremberg Tribunal. 169 It should be remembered, however, that this is only a recommendation lacking any legal force, but possessing significant political authority. Nevertheless, there is a tendency among the members of the United Nations, as well as writers, to accept this resolution as declaratory of customary law, especially as the International Law Commission

in The contemporary law of armed conflict
Leslie C. Green

, The Peleus Trial , 1948 , 85–6, 116, 131. 45 In its Report on State Responsibility (1979) II Y.B.I.L.C. 91 the International Law Commission adopted Art. 19 (3) (d), ‘an international crime may result from . . . a serious breach of an international obligation of essential importance for the

in The contemporary law of armed conflict