Unformatted text preview: hat territory are transferred to the successor State. b. Where a State is absorbed by another State, public debt and the rights and obligations under contracts of the absorbed State pass to the absorbing State. c. Where a part of a State becomes a separate State, local public debt and the rights and obligations of the predecessor State under contracts relating to that territory are transferred to the successor State. 4. As to treaties: a. When part of the territory of a State becomes the territory of another State, the international agreements of the predecessor State cease to have effect in respect of the territory and international agreements of the successor State come into force there. (“Moving Treaty or Moving rd
Boundaries” Rule ‐ 3 State may seek relief from the treaty on ground of rebus sic stantibus) b. When a State is absorbed by another State, the international agreements of the absorbed State are terminated and the international agreements of the absorbing State become applicable to the territory of the absorbed State. (“Moving Treaty or Moving rd
Boundaries” Rule ‐ 3 State may seek relief from the treaty on ground of rebus sic stantibus) c. When a part of a State becomes a new State, the new State does not succeed to the international agreements to which the predecessor State was a party, unless, expressly or by implication, it accepts such agreements and the other party or parties thereto agree or acquiesce. POLITICAL LAW TEAM: ADVISER: ATTY. EDWIN REY SANDOVAL; SUBJECT HEAD: RACHEL MARIE L. FELICES; ASST. SUBJECT HEADS: WIVINO E. BRACERO II & HERAZEUS CHRISTINE Y. UY; MEMBERS: LAWRENCE PAULO H. AQUINO, LEANDRO RODEL V. ATIENZA, MARINETH EASTER AN D. AYOS, CARLO R. BALA, WILFREDO T. BONILLA, JR., KEEL ACHERNAR R. DINOY, APRIL V. ENRILE, KENNETH JAMES CARLO C. HIZON, JOSE MARIA G. MENDOZA, ROGER CHRISTOPHER R. REYES, ROMILINDA C. SIBAL, JASMIN M. SISON, ZARAH PATRICIA T. SUAREZ, RALPH JULIOUS L. VILLAMOR. PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW d. Pre‐existing...
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