Decisions of International Arbitration Tribunals, such as permanent court of arbitration and other arbitration tribunal set up for deciding the matter between two or more states played a signifi­cant role in the development of International law. The notable examples are;

(i) The Alabama claims arbitration (1872)

(ii) The Behring Sea fisheries arbitration (1893)

(iii) The Pious Fund Case (1902)


(iv) Palmas island arbitration case