A predecessor state is an established state in international law that is succeeded by a new state or states. A state is an organized political community occupying a definite territory, having an organized government, and possessing internal and external sovereignty. ... International law, is the body of law that regulates the activities of entities possessing international personality. Traditionally, that meant the conduct and relationships of states. ...
The succession of states theory asserts that all possessions and territory held by a state are automatically transferred to the successor state, the state which succeeds it. ... Succession of states is a concept in international politics regarding the acceptance by other states of a newly created states, based on a perceived historically relationship with a prior state. ... Universal history is basic to the Western tradition of historiography, especially the Judeo-Christian wellspring of that tradition. ... The chronological comparison or commentory between different societies at a given time is called comparative history. ...
European Journal of International Law - State Succession in Respect of Human Rights Treaties
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