The International Law of Occupation

The International Law of Occupation

eBook - 2012
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The law of occupation imposes two types of obligations on an army that seizes control of enemy land during armed conflict: obligations to respect and protect the inhabitants and their rights, and an obligation to respect the sovereign rights of the ousted government. In theory, the occupant is expected to establish an effective and impartial administration, to carefully balance its own interests against those of the inhabitants and their government, and to negotiate the occupation'searly termination in a peace treaty. Although these expectations have been proven to be too high for most occupan.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2012
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780191621529
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxvi, 383 pages)


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