By Roger Stenson Clark (auth.)
prospects of the excessive Commissioner concept with cautious scholarship and wise judgment. Mr. Clark wrote the 1st draft of this publication below my supervision for the measure of health professional of the technological know-how of legislation at Columbia legislation university sooner than returning to take in his profession as a legislation instructor in his local New Zealand. i'm extremely joyful that his paintings, during this more desirable and up-to-date model, is now being released. It fills a true desire, because it is the 1st ebook in this vital topic. in this get together it would be applicable so as to add a number of reviews at the historical past of the excessive Commissioner suggestion. As Mr. Clark shows, I had anything to do with its "revival" within the usa executive throughout the final months of the Kennedy management. a number of information as to how this "revival" came about could be priceless to scholars of diplomacy and foreign organization.
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The report is also to contain the written submissions and a record of the oral submissions made by the parties concerned. When such a report is made the parties must within three months notify the Committee whether they accept the contents of the report. No further procedures are contemplated if there is still no settlement. " 66 Further, state against state procedures have not often been utilized in the past. One reason is that states are reluctant to complain against others for fear of directing attention to the skeletons in their own cupboards, but the reluctance goes even deeper than that.
32/6 at 169-70 (1967). INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVITY 31 Arbitrary Arrest, Detention and Exile. lOll Much the same defects appear in this and other studies as in the periodic reports submitted by members. The procedure followed was this: the Commission set up a special committee of four of its members; it in turn elected a Chairman-Rapporteur and subsequently split up the two jobs. Under the Commission's authorizing resolution the Committee was to prepare the study with such assistance as it might require from the Secretariat, utilizing published material and written statements necessary for the study.
Within six months it must submit to the Committee written explanations or statements clarifying the matter and the remedy, if any, that may have been taken by it. If the problem is not resolved the Committee is to consider the communication in the light of all written information (there is no provision for oral presentation or the examination of witnesses) made available by the complainant or the state. It is then to forward its views to the state and to the individual. If the state takes no action at this stage the matter rests.
A United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights by Roger Stenson Clark (auth.)