peremptory norm
n.
A principle of international law that is so important and so widely accepted that no state is permitted to deviate from it, such as the prohibitions on genocide, slavery, or piracy.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


peremptory norm
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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