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Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, 9 December 1948.
22 December 1989
"The Government of Ireland is unable to accept the second reservation made by the United States of America on the occasion of its ratification of the [said] Convention on the grounds that as a generally accepted rule of international law a party to an international agreement may not , by invoking the terms of its internal law, purport to override the provisions of the Agreement."
Ratification / Accession
Reservation / Declaration