p. 23110. Status of territory: further problems
- James CrawfordJames CrawfordJudge of the International Court of Justice and former Whewell Professor of International Law, University of Cambridge
This chapter begins with a discussion of international procedures of territorial disposition, covering agreement between the states concerned, joint decision of the principal powers, and action by United Nations organs. It turns to the issue of sovereignty displaced or in abeyance, covering territory sub judice, territory title to which is undetermined, terra nullius, res communis, and Antarctica.