ATTRIBUTION IMPUTABILITY ILC Draft Articles on Responsibility of State for

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ATTRIBUTION [IMPUTABILITY] ILC Draft Articles on Responsibility of State for Internationally Wrongful Acts: Article 4 38 | P a g e
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Candace Lopez 1. The conduct of any State organ shall be considered an act of that State under international law, whether the organ exercises legislative, executive, judicial or any other functions, whatever position it holds in the organization of the State, and whatever its character as an organ of the central government or of a territorial unit of the State. 2. An organ includes any person or entity which has status in accordance with the internal law of the State. Article 5 The conduct of a person or entity which is not an organ of the State under Article 4 but which is empowered by the law of that State to exercise elements of governmental authority shall be considered an act of the State under international law, provided the person or entity is acting in that capacity in particular instance. Article 6 The conduct of organ placed at the disposal of a State by another State shall be considered an act of former state under international law if the organ is acting in exercise of elements of the governmental authority of the State at whose disposal it is placed. Article 7 The condu ct of an organ of a State or of a person or entity empowered to exercise elements of the governmental authority shall be considered an act of the State under international law if the organ, person or entity acts in that capacity, even if it exceeds its authority or contravenes instructions. Article 8 The condu ct of a person or group of persons shall be considered an act of a State under international law if the person or group of persons is in fact acting on the instructions of, or under the direction or control of that State in carrying out the conduct. Article 9 The conduct of a person or group of persons shall be considered an act of State under international law if the person of group of persons is in fact exercising elements of the governmental authority in the absence or default of the official authorities and in circumstances such as to call for the exercise of those elements of authority. Article 10 1. The conduct of insurrectional movement which becomes the new government of a State shall be considered an act of that State under international law 2. The conduct of a movement, insurrectional or other, which succeeds in establishing a new state in part of the territory of a pre-existing State or under its administration, shall be considered an act of the new State under international law. 3. This article is without prejudice to the attribution to a State of any conduct, however related to that of the movement concerned, which is to be considered an act of that State by virtue of articles 4-9.
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