Property Commissions Established pursuant to Art. 15 Peace Treaty with Japan (1951)
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 After the surrender of Japan in 1945 ending World War II, the victorious Allied Powers occupied Japan to guarantee the implementation of surrender terms (Occupation, Belligerent; Occupation, Pacific). The occupation lasted until the entry into force of the Treaty of Peace with Japan (Peace Treaty with Japan  ; Treaties, Conclusion and Entry into Force), and during the six-year long occupation, various forms of reparations were demanded from and made by Japan in addition to the return of Allied Powers’and their nationals’assets which had been kept in...