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The Tinoco Arbitration Award 1923 0

The Tinoco Arbitration Award 1923

The Tinoco Arbitration Award 1923 Principle: non-recognition of a government does not outweigh the evidence of the de facto status of a government. Fact: The “Tinoco regime” came to power through a coup in...

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The Arantzazu Mendi Case (UK) 1939

The Arantzazu Mendi Case (UK) 1939 Principle: When there is effective control over the territory of a government of de fecto (recognition) a foreign court can not apply its jurisdiction over its matter. Fact:...

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Luther v Sagor (UK) 1921

Luther v Sagor (UK) 1921 Principle: Once a government is recognized, its acts will be granted validity, even those prior to its recognition, known as retrospective effect. Fact: Luther was a British Citizen used...

The Gabcikovo-Nagymaros Project case, Hungary v. Slovakia (1997) 0

The Gabcikovo-Nagymaros Project case, Hungary v. Slovakia (1997)

The Gabcikovo-Nagymaros Project case, Hungary v. Slovakia (1997) Facts: The Gabčíkovo–Nagymaros Dams project. Initiated by the Budapest Treaty of 16 September 1977 between the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic and the People’s Republic of Hungary.Only a...

North Sea Continental Shelf case 0

North Sea Continental Shelf case

North Sea Continental Shelf cases, ICJ Reps, 1969, p. 3 at 44 Principle: Ratification after signature is required to consequently make that party liable to obey the treaty. Fact: On 1 December 1964, the Federal Republic...

Asylum Case (Columbia v. Peru, 1950) 0

Asylum Case (Columbia v. Peru, 1950)

Asylum Case (Columbia v. Peru, 1950) Principle: For Custom to be definitively proven, it must be continuously and uniformly executed. Fact: Peru issued an arrest warrant against Victor Raul Haya de la Torre “in...

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