General Compromis Law and Legal Definition

General compromis is a term that is seen used in international law. It refers to an international agreement in which different nations submit all or a particular class of disputes that may arise between them to a court, an arbitral institution, or an ad hoc arbitral tribunal. The agreement is made by concluding a general arbitration treaty or by incorporating an arbitration clause in a treaty. Such an agreement is also known as abstract compromis or anticipated compromis.