"If only we respected pacta
sunt servanda in our obligations under UNCLOS, there would be less animosity with its greater likelihood of conflict.
Under the principle of pacta
sunt servanda, a state CANNOT INVOKE a municipal law, including its constitution, to avoid compliance with any obligation under an international treaty or agreement to which that state is a signatory.
If you're interested in knowing maxims about, say, contracts, you have to know that pactum is Latin for agreement and that pacta
is the plural.
If youre interested in knowing maxims about, say, contracts, you have to know that pactum is Latin for agreement and that pacta
is the plural.
Jus cogen of international law pacta
sunt servanda, that is treaties are to be observed.
Otherwise, this would be considered a contradiction to the will of the parties, and a violation of the principle of pacta
Diplomacy and such a cardinal principle of international law as the pacta
sunt servanda (agreements must be kept) would be the main losers and victims of a possible withdrawal from the JCPOA or continued significant failure in its implementation by one of its participants.
sunt servanda, in justifying the possibility of
"Nuestro partido--dijo Pena Nieto--no pacta
para perder ...
Led-by Divisional President of Pakhtunkhwa College Teachers Association (PACTA
) Professor Sartaj Safi, the protesting professors and lecturers were belonging to Government Post Graduate College Mardan-1, Lundkhwar College, Takhtbai College, Khair Abad College, Bakhshali, Garikapura, Katlang, Babuzai, Toru and various Girls colleges.
pactum, -i [paciscor], n., convenio, acuerdo, pacto, tratado: manere in pacto; pacta
seruare, respetar los acuerdos; pactis, pacto stare, cumplir lo acordado; pacta
exuere, romper los tratados; [ex] pacto, conforme al pacto; pacto uitam dare alicui, comprometerse a respetarle a uno la vida || [fig.] pacto, modo, manera; quo pacto, como; nescio quo pacto, no se como; alio pacto, de otro modo; nullo pacto, de ningun modo; fieri nullo pacto potest, no puede hacerse de ningun modo; isto pacto, de este modo; aliquo pacto, de algun modo; quid, quoque pacto agi placeat, inter se constituunt, determinan entre ellos que hay que hacer y como debe hacerse.
First, the Philippines' unilateral initiation of the arbitration runs counter to the consensus between the two sides on settling disputes through negotiation and consultation and violates the basic norm of pacta
sunt servanda (agreements must be kept) in international law.