Case Name: Anglo Norwegian Fisheries Case (UK vs Norway) Court: International Court of Justice (Contentious Case) Year of Decision: 1951. The Court was asked to decide, amongst others, the validity, under international law, of the methods used to delimit Norway’s territorial sea/ fisheries zone. We will not discuss the technical aspects of the judgment relating to the delimitation, butContinue reading “Anglo Norwegian Fisheries Case (Summary on Customary International Law)”
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Lotus Case (Summary)
Name of the Case: The Lotus Case (France vs Turkey); Year of the decision: 1927; and Court: PCIJ.
Overview: A collision occurred on the high seas between a French vessel and a Turkish vessel. Victims were Turkish nationals and the alleged offender was French. Could Turkey exercise its jurisdiction over the French national, in accordance with international law?