Part VIII Nationality and related concepts, 23 The relations of nationality
James Crawford SC, FBA
- Jurisdiction of states, nationality principle — Genuine and effective link, doctrine of — Diplomatic protection — 4283e9f9-e10d-4bba-85ef-f215bff574d4
This chapter discusses the doctrine of the freedom of states in matters of nationality and the general principles on which nationality has traditionally been based. It then considers the effective link principle and the decision in Nottebohm, and reviews the application of rules of international law, concluding with a discussion of the functional approach to nationality.