Public International Law UNIVERSITY OF THE PUNJAB PART- II ANNUAL 2013 (old and new course)

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Public international law                                                      UNIVERSITY OF THE PUNJAB

PART- II ANNUAL 2013                                                                 Examination: – L.L.B.

Subject: Public International Law (old and new course)                                Time Allowed: 3 Hrs.

PAPER: VI                                                                                MAX. MARKS: 100

Attempt any five of the following. All questions carry equal marks.

1.      Explain Custom and Treaties as material sources of International Law.

2.      In this high time to review/ change the UN Charter? Discuss with reference to “inefficiency” of UN Security Council.

3.      Explain coercive measures for settlement of international disputes.

4.      What is sovereignty? How a state acquires and loses the territory?


5.      Define “extradition.” What are common rules of international law which govern extradition in the absence of an extradition treaty?

6.      Write a short note on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948.What is its present day status?

7.      International Court of Justice does not have jurisdiction without the consent of the states. Discuss in detail.

8.      What is nationality? How it is acquired and lost?

9.      What is difference between Defacto and De-jure recognition? Discuss in the light of state/government recognition in general.

10.     Explain immunities and privileges of foreign diplomats.

UNIVERSITY OF THE PUNJAB

PART- II ANNUAL 2011

Examination: – L.L.B.

Subject: Public International Law (old and new course)                                Time Allowed: 3 Hrs.

PAPER: VI                                                                                MAX. MARKS: 100

Attempt any five of the following. All questions carry equal marks.



1.     What are the main sources of International Law? Discuss in the light of Article 38 of ICJ.

2.     Who are the subjects of International Law? Discuss in detail.

3.     What is meant by “Recognition of States”? Explain different theories on the subject.

4.     Write short notes on the following:

a)     Pirates

b)    Territorial Waters

c)     Neutral State

5.     Critically examine the powers of UN Security Council with regard to the maintenance of International peace and security.

6.     Define and explain ”Nationality.” How can it be acquired and lost?

7.     Discuss the privileges and immunities enjoyed by the diplomatic envoys.

8.     Discuss the role of International Court of Justice in Judicial Settlement of international disputes.

9.     What is the law on “State Responsibility”? Discuss in detail.

10.   Define treaty in the light of Vienna Convention on Law of treaties and explain the following:

a)     Reservations to treaty.

b)    Entry into force


c)    Modification of treaty

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