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Unformatted text preview: plain in behalf of the Stateless person for an international delinquency committed by another State in inflicting injury upon him 2. He cannot be expelled by the State if he is lawfully in its territory except on grounds of national security or public order 3. He cannot avail himself of the protection and benefits of citizenship like securing for himself a passport or visa and personal documents Q: What is the doctrine of indelible allegiance? A: An individual may be compelled to retain his original nationality nothwithstanding that he has already renounced it under the law of another State whose nationality he has acquired. Q: What is the Doctrine of Effective Nationality? A: A person having more than one nationality shall be treated as if he had only one – either the nationality of the country in which he is habitually and principally resident or the nationality of the country with which in the circumstances he appears to be in fact most closely connected. Q: Is a Stateless person entirely without right, protection or recourse under the Law of Nations? A: No. Under the Convention in Relation to the Status of Stateless Persons, the contracting States agree to accord the stateless persons within their territories treatment at least as favorable as that accorded their nationals with respect to: 1. Freedom of religion 2. Access to the courts 3. Rationing of products in short supply 4. Elementary education 5. Public relief and assistance 6. Labor legislation 7. Social Security Note: They also agree to accord them treatment not ACADEMICS CHAIR: LESTER JAY ALAN E. FLORES II U N I V E R S I T Y O F S A N T O T O M A S VICE CHAIRS FOR ACADEMICS: KAREN JOY G. SABUGO & JOHN HENRY C. MENDOZA Facultad de Derecho Civil VICE CHAIR FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE: JEANELLE C. LEE VICE CHAIRS FOR LAY‐OUT AND DESIGN: EARL LOUIE M. MASACAYAN & THEENA C. MARTINEZ 245 UST GOLDEN NOTES 2011 less favorable than that accorded to aliens generally in the same circumstances. The Convention also provides for the issuance of identity papers and travel documents to the Stateless persons. Q: What measures has international law taken to prevent Statelessn...
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