Star Chamber's view of the Vienna convention

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Sir, The "Star Chamber" concluded that the UK could not ever rely on the doctrine of fundamental change of circumstances in international law to exit the backstop because in the leading case in the International Court of Justice between Hungary and Slovakia, "the fall of the Soviet Union, disappearance of the Warsaw Pact, and dissolution of Czechoslovakia, were not sufficient to satisfy this ground".

Period19 Mar 2019

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleStar Chamber's view of the Vienna convention
    Media name/outletThe Times
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    PersonsAlan Boyle