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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law [MPEPIL]

Tinoco Concessions Arbitration

Cornelia Hagedorn

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 26 May 2019

National treatment, de facto treatment — Recognition — State succession

Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.

1 The arbitrational ruling of 18 October 1924 deals with the validity of contracts entered into by a de facto regime of Costa Rica between 1917 and 1919 ( Arbitration ) . 2 In 1917 the Costa Rican government was overthrown by Frederico Tinoco, the Secretary of War in that government. Tinoco assumed undisputed power, called an election, and established a new constitution. His government fell in September 1919, without having been recognized by some nations, including Great Britain (‘GB’) ( Governments ; Non-Recognition ; Recognition ) . When Tinoco retired and left...
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