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Unformatted text preview: e UN, the Vatican City, colonies and dependencies, mandates and trust territories, international administrative bodies, belligerent communities and even individuals. Q: What is a subject of international law? A: A subject of international law is an entity with capacity of possessing international rights and duties and of bringing international claims. Q: What are the subjects of International Law? A: The subjects are: 1. Direct subjects a. States b. Colonies and dependencies c. mandates and trust territories; belligerent communities; d. The Vatican; e. The United Nations; international administrative bodies; and f. To a certain extent, individuals. 2. Indirect subjects a. international organizations; b. Individuals; and c. Corporations. 3. Incomplete subjects a. Protectorates b. Federal states c. Mandated and trust territories. Q: What are objects of international law? A: A person or thing in respect of which rights are held and obligations assumed by the subject. Q: Distinguish subject from object of international law A: SUBJECT Entity that has rights and responsibilities under that law Has international personality that it can directly assert rights and can be held responsible under the law of nations It can be a proper party in transactions involving the application of the law of nations among members of international communities OBJECT Person or thing in respect of which rights are held and obligations assumed by the subject Not directly governed by the rules of international law Its rights are received and its responsibilities imposed indirectly through the instrumentality of an intermediate agency Q: What is a State? A: A State is a community of persons, more or less numerous, permanently occupying a definite portion of territory, independent of external control, and possessing an organized government to which the great body of inhabitants render habitual obedience. Q: What are the elements of a State? A: 1. People – an aggregate of individuals of both sexes, who live together as a community d...
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