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Part VIII Nationality and related concepts, 24 Nationality of corporations and assets

James Crawford SC, FBA

From: Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law (9th Edition)

James Crawford

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 26 May 2024

Nationality of corporations — Nationality of ships — Jurisdiction of states, nationality principle

The assignment of persons (including corporations) and property to states, in particular for the purposes of diplomatic protection, is normally approached through the concept of nationality, yet the problem must be solved in a variety of contexts, including jurisdiction. This chapter reviews international law governing the nationality of corporations, nationality of ships, nationality of aircraft, nationality of space objects, and state property in general.

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