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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law [MPEPIL]

Property, Right to, International Protection

Ursula Kriebaum, August Reinisch

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 18 June 2019

Subject(s):
Right to property — Property — Expropriation — Full protection and security

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 protection of private property under international law has various roots, including the customary international law rules concerning the treatment of aliens and the body of human rights norms that cover private property. More recently, it is primarily international investment law that has provided the background for international rules on the protection of private property (see also Investments, Bilateral Treaties ; Investments, International Protection ). A constantly growing body of case law has developed and clarified major issues, such as the conditions...
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