Part VIII Nationality and related concepts, 24 Nationality of corporations and assets
James Crawford SC, FBA
- 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.