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Part III The Creation of States in International Organizations, Ch.13 Mandates and Trust Territories

James Crawford

From: The Creation of States in International Law (2nd Edition)

James R Crawford

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 26 September 2020

In the previous chapter brief reference was made to the Mandate system, established by the Principal Allied and Associated Powers in conjunction with the League of Nations under Article 22 of the Covenant. The Mandate system covered territories relinquished by the Ottoman Empire and Germany; these were divided into three classes, the ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ Mandates. With the decline in the League of Nations and the growth of the policy of appeasement in the 1930s, the fate of the Mandate system was questioned; indeed proposals were made for the return of former German...
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