International Law Commission [lLC] Law and Legal Definition

The International Law Commission (ILC) is a specialized body of legal experts that is subordinate to the General Assembly of the United Nations. ILC was established for the promotion of the progressive development of international law and its codification.

The ILC prepares draft conventions on subjects that have not yet been regulated by international law and codifying the law. It produces annual reports regarding current problems. The members of the ILC are persons who possess recognized competence and qualifications in both doctrinal and practical aspects of international law. Members are drawn from the various segments of the international legal community, such as academia, the diplomatic corps, government ministries, and international organizations.