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(p. 119) 6. Scope of Application 

(p. 119) 6. Scope of Application
(p. 119) 6. Scope of Application

Sarah Joseph

and Adam Fletcher

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date: 20 October 2019

This chapter first defines the key concepts of ‘state responsibility’ and ‘jurisdiction’. It then identifies the duty-bearers and beneficiaries of human rights law, explains the instances in which a state is held responsible for the actions or omissions of particular persons or entities, and, finally, addresses the scope of the territorial application of a state's human rights duties.

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