Public International Law Law and Legal Definition

Public international law refers to those laws, rules, and principles of general application that deal with the conduct of nation states and international organizations among themselves as well as the relationships between nation states and international organizations with natural and juridical persons. The public international law aims to monitor the behavior between states since where there exists a community of states, the maintaining of law and order becomes essential. Primary forum for the creation of public international law is inter-governmental organizations like United Nations through the codification of customary law by way of international treaties The UN develops, creates and enforces international law in many levels.