rebus sic stantibus

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Rebus Sic Stantibus

[Latin, At this point of affairs; in these circumstances.] A tacit condition attached to all treaties to the effect that they will no longer be binding as soon as the state of facts and conditions upon which they were based changes to a substantial degree.

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rebus sic stantibus

‘in these circumstance’, in public international law the doctrine that considers a treaty as being no longer obligatory if there is a material change in circumstances.
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