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Part 2 The Scope of the Occupant’s Powers and Obligations, 6 Private and Public Property and Natural Resources

From: Occupation in International Law

Eliav Lieblich, Eyal Benvenisti

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 07 December 2023

Expropriation — Property — Protected persons and property — Occupation — Territory

This chapter addresses the protections of private and public property under the law of occupation, including their exceptions. Additionally, it discusses the protection of natural resources in occupied territories. In the context of private property, the chapter deals with issues such confiscation, pillage, and destruction; requisitions, expropriation, and seizure—as well as the protection of foreign property and investments. Regarding public property, it addresses mainly state funds and movables. The chapter then moves to analyze the protection of state real estate and natural resources. Doing so, it expounds the concept of usufruct, as well as the various dilemmas that it raises.

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