Tagged: Public International law

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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...

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R v Mill (1995)

R v Mill (1995) Principle: A mother ship though out of the EEZ might be hot pursuited, if one of its boats or other craft working as a team and using that mother ship...

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The M/V Saiga (No. 2) case

The M/V Saiga (No. 2) case Principle: To hot pursuit, the rules of hot pursuit under Article 111 of  United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea must be followed. Fact: Guinea used...

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The I’m Alone (1935)

The I’m Alone (1935) Principle: Hot Pursuit must be continuous. Fact: In 1929 a Canadian registered ship named “I am alone” was smuggling into the inline sea of USA. USA naval police signal it...

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Canada–France Maritime Boundary Case (1992)

Canada–France Maritime Boundary Case (1992) Principle: Equidistance principle, the boundary was set at an equidistant line between the French islands and the Canadian island of Newfoundland. Fact: In 1972, Canada and France signed a treaty that delimited the...

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United States v. Yunis 924 F.2d 1086 (1991)

United States v. Yunis  924 F.2d 1086 (1991) Principle: Passive nationality principle; a state may assume extra-territorial jurisdiction over aliens if that person cause suffering, injury or a civil damage is its national. Fact: Mr....

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Abu Daud Case, 1977 | Munich massacre case

Abu Daud Case, 1977| Munich massacre case Principle: Extradition application should be in a proper way and proper manner and Political offence should be carefully distinguisher form terror attacks. Fact: In 1976 Munich Olympic...

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Re Muenier, 1894, Queen Bench Division

Re Muenier, 1894, Queen Bench Division Principle:  Political offences must be distinguished from the terrorist activities. If a person do not believe in political organization his offences cannot be treated as political offence. Fact:...

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Re Castioni, 1891, Queen Bench Division

Re Castioni, 1891, Queen Bench Division Principle: When the offence is political offence by its nature, the offender may not be extradited. Facts:  Mr Castioni was a switch citizen. He killed a municipal councilor during...

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