The Supreme Court clarified that nominations under the Companies Act do not grant absolute rights of ownership in favour of the nominee. Moreover, the usual mode of succession should not be impacted by such a nomination. The legal heirs therefore cannot be excluded by virtue of nomination.
Cultural property is targeted for two reasons during armed conflict: casualities resulting from military necessity and the exigencies of war, and purposeful destruction of cultural property as a determined warfare policy utilized by one or both sides to the battle.
The international community should protect cultural heritage against both conventional military forces’ operations during symmetric combat and terrorist groups’ propaganda activities.