Rights of National of the US in Morocco Case France v US

French resident General of Morocco (French Protectorate) issued a Decree in 1948 in advantage of French nationals, this was alleged to be contrary to the General Act of Algeciras 1906, a multiparty treaty which guaranteed economic equality for aliens in Morocco.

The status of Morocco is respect for the three principles stated in the General Act of Algeciras, namely sovereignty and independency of His majesty the Sultan, the integrity of its domains and economic liberty without any inequality. Morocco even under the protectorate, has retained its personality as a State in IL. In economic matters France is accorded no privileged position in Morocco.