Kent's Commentary on International Law

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Deighton, Bell, and Company, 1877 - International law - 525 pages

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Page 472 - consent of the Senate thereof, and by Her Britannic Majesty ; and the ratifications shall be exchanged either at Washington or at London within six months from the date hereof, or earlier if possible. In faitli whereof, we, the respective Plenipotentiaries, have signed this Treaty, and have hereunto affixed our
Page 450 - And whereas Her Britannic Majesty has authorized her High Commissioners and Plenipotentiaries to express, in a friendly spirit, the regret felt by Her Majesty's Government for the escape, under whatever circumstances, of the Alabama and other vessels from British ports, and for the depredations committed by those vessels: Whereas differences have arisen between the Government of the United States
Page 521 - XL The Black Sea is neutralized, its waters and its ports thrown open to the mercantile marine of every nation, are formally and in perpetuity interdicted to the flag of war either of the Powers possessing its coasts, or of any other Power, with the exceptions mentioned in Articles XIV. and XIX. of
Page 348 - against the application of the right of seizure and confiscation to ineffectual or fictitious blockades 1 . [Whilst by the 4th article of the declaration attached to the Treaty of Paris, bearing date 15th April, 1856, the neutrality Powers stipulated that blockades, in order to be binding, must be effective; that is to say, maintained by a force sufficient really to prevent access to the coast of
Page 492 - 3. Blockades, in order to be binding, must be effective —that is to say, maintained by a force sufficient really to prevent access to the coast of the enemy.
Page 288 - States with sufficient sureties prior to clearing out in double the amount of the value of the vessel and cargo on board not to employ them to cruise or commit hostilities against the subjects, citizens, or property, of any friendly power. The second is, that the collectors of customs are authorized and required to detain any vessel manifestly built for war
Page 490 - Majesty the Emperor of all the Russias and his Majesty the Emperor of the Ottomans, and between their respective subjects and others inhabiting within their countries, territories, or dominions : WHEREAS we are happily at peace with all Sovereigns, Powers, and States: And whereas we are on terms of friendship and amicable intercourse with each of these
Page 497 - Such person shall be deemed to have committed an offence against this Act, and the following consequences shall ensue: (I.) The offender shall be punishable by fine and imprisonment, or either of such punishments, at the discretion of the court before which the offender is convicted; and imprisonment, if awarded, may be either with or without hard labour;
Page 469 - ARTICLE XXXI. The Government of Her Britannic Majesty further engages to urge upon the Parliament of the Dominion of Canada and the Legislature of New Brunswick that no export duty, or other duty, shall be levied on lumber or timber of any kind cut on that portion of the American territory in the
Page 487 - AKT. IV. As the equipment of Military Hospitals remains subject to the laws of war, persons attached to such Hospitals cannot, in withdrawing, carry away any articles but such as are their private property. Ambulance to retain its Equipment. Under the same circumstances an Ambulance shall, on the contrary, retain its equipment.

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