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International Water Law: Selected Writings of Professor Charles B Bourne

Edited By: Patricia Wouters

371 pages, no illustrations

Kluwer Law International

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #110132 | ISBN: 9041107142
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About this book

This collection, with an introduction by Professor Lucius Cafilsch (Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva), contains selected articles written by Professor Bourne on international water law, complete with a new concluding chapter surveying recent changes in the law. One of the drafters of the ILA Helsinki Rules, Professor Bourne has established himself as an authority in this area of international law. This book is recommended reading for anyone seriously interested in the law of international waterways. It evidences a constant scholarly preoccupation with almost all aspects of that law.


The Development of International Water Resources: The "Drainage Basin Approach". II. Substantive Rules: The Right to Utilize the Water of International Rivers. The International Law Commission's Draft Articles on the Law of International Watercourses: Principles and Planned Measures. International Law and Pollution of International Rivers and Lakes. The Suspension of Disputed Works or Utilizations of the Waters of International Drainage Basins. III. Procedural Rules: Procedure in the Development of International Drainage Basins: Notice and Exchange of Information. Procedure in the Development of International Drainage Basins: The Duty to Consult and to Negotiate. IV. Settlement of Disputes: Mediation, Conciliation and Adjudication in the Settlement of International Drainage Basin Disputes. V. The International Law Association and International Drainage Basins. VI. Canadian Experience: Canada and the Law of International Drainage Basins. The Columbia River Controversy. Columbia River Diversion: The Law Determining Rights of Injured Parties. Legal Aspects of Transfrontier Pollution: Canada-United States Experience. VII. Update and Conclusions.

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