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Author Allain, Jean, 1965-
Title The slavery conventions : the travaux préparatoires of the 1926 League of Nations convention and the 1956 United Nations convention / by Jean Allain.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2008.

Author Allain, Jean, 1965-
Series The travaux préparatoires of multilateral treaties, 1875-9807 ; v. 1
Travaux préparatoires of multilateral treaties ; v. 1.
Subject Slavery Convention (1926)
Convention on the abolition of slavery, the slave trade, and institutions and practices similar to slavery.
Slavery -- Law and legislation -- Legislative history.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 821 pages).
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface; Acknowledgements; The Slavery Conventions; Introduction; 1926 League of Nations Slavery Convention; Introduction; Preamble; Article 1 (Definitions); Article 2 (Suppression); Article 3 (Slave Trade at Sea); Article 4 (Mutual Assistance); Article 5 (Forced Labour); Article 6 (Penalties); Article 7 (Laws and Regulations); Article 8 (Compromissory Clause); Article 9 (Overseas Territories); Article 10 (Denunciation); Article 11 (Accession); Article 12 (Entry into Force); 1953 Protocol Amending the 1926 Slavery Convention; 1956 United Nations Supplementary Convention.
Summary Establishing the drafting history of the 1926 and 1956 Slavery Conventions, this book sets out the legal parameters of slavery, and provides insights into the legal obligations undertaken by States as they were understood at the time of negotiation. It also deals with the definitions of slavery, the slave trade, and types of servile statutes.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789047429968 (electronic bk.)
9047429966 (electronic bk.)
9789004158610 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9004158618 (hardback ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1163/ej.9789004158610.1-841
OCLC # 593315271
Additional Format Print version: Allain, Jean, 1965- Slavery conventions. Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2008 9789004158610 (DLC) 2008005551 (OCoLC)191898221

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