326. Elements of an internationally wrongful act.

(2)     The Internationally Wrongful Act as the Source of International Responsibility

(i)     Introduction

326.     Elements of an internationally wrongful act.

The modern law of international responsibility, both of states and of international organisations, is based upon the concept of the 'internationally wrongful act'1. An internationally wrongful act consists of conduct which is both attributable to a state or international organisation and which is inconsistent with what is required of that state or international organisation by one or more of the international obligations binding upon it2. The bases on which conduct may be attributed to a state