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Attorney-General v Nissan, Appeal and cross appeal judgment, [1969] UKHL 3, ILDC 1741 (UK 1969), [1970] AC 179, [1969] 1 All ER 629, 11th February 1969, United Kingdom; House of Lords [HL]

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 19 October 2019

Whether the taking of possession of a hotel owned by a British national resident on Cyprus by the British government was an act of another recognized state, making a claim for damages non-cognizable.

Whether British troops were acting as ‘agents’ of the Cypriot state prior to the intervention of the United Nations.

Whether the transfer of the possession of the hotel to a United Nations force gave rise to liability for compensation by the British government for damage caused by the UN force.

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