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Treaty Interpretation in Investment Arbitration by Weeramantry, J. Romesh (8th March 2012)

4 Supplementary Means of Interpretation

From: Treaty Interpretation in Investment Arbitration

J. Romesh Weeramantry

From: Investment Claims (http://oxia.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved. date: 21 April 2019

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4.01 Having discussed the Vienna Convention Article 31 ‘general rule’ of interpretation in Chapter 3 , this chapter turns to examine the use of supplementary means to interpret treaties as provided for in Article 32. Section A introduces that provision, following which Section B discusses the role of preparatory work in interpretation. Sections C and D cover, respectively, the use of supplementary means to confirm or determine a meaning. Also relevant to this chapter are Appendices II and III infra , which provide a guide to the drafting history of Article 32....
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