THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL LAW AND MUNICIPAL LAW
There are basically two theories on the relationship between international law and municipal law. These are monism and dualism.
Monism: This theory considers that there is only intellectual category called law and therefore the relationship between international law and municipal law cannot be one of two disconnected systems derive from each other. The proponent of this theory believes that international law and municipal law is concomitant aspects of one system of law in general. In order ends, that it is the individual that lies at the root of law and therefore all law derive from the same source.
Dualism: The dualist view is that international law and municipal represent two entirely different or distinct legal systems. They argued that international law has an intrinsically different character from that of state law. It is pertinent to note her that the trend towards dualism was as a result of the philosophical