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" Until a more complete code of the laws of war has been issued, the High Contracting Parties deem it expedient to declare that, in cases not included in the Regulations adopted by them, the inhabitants and the belligerents remain under the protection and... "
United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ... and Rules ... - Page 35
by United States. Supreme Court - 1943
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Crimes Against Humanity in International Criminal Law

M. Cherif Bassiouni - Law - 1999 - 610 pages
...referred to.93 The Commission also recommended that the law applied by this High Tribunal ought to be "the principles of the law of nations as they result...among civilized peoples, from the laws of humanity and from the dictates of public conscience."94 (emphasis added). The two members of the Commission from...
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International Law, the International Court of Justice and Nuclear Weapons

Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, Philippe Sands - Law - 1999 - 592 pages
...covered specifically by the existing conventional rules and places all those affected by armed conflict 'under the protection and the rule of the principles of the law of nations, as they result from the usage established among civilised peoples, from the laws of humanity and the dictates of the public...
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Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict, Volume 3

Lester R. Kurtz, Jennifer Turpin - Social Science - 1999 - 2598 pages
...Until a more complete code of the laws of war is issued, the High Contracting Parties think it right to declare that in cases not included in the Regulations adopted by them, populations and belligerents remain under the protection and empire of the principles of international...
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Substantive and procedural aspects of international criminal law. 1. Commentary

Gabrielle Kirk MacDonald, Olivia Q. Swaak-Goldman - Law - 2000 - 3 pages
...Clause of the 1899 Hague Convention II and the 1907 Hague Convention IV, the latter of which states: Until a more complete code of the laws of war has...the Regulations adopted by them, the inhabitants and belligerents remain under the protection and the rule of the principles of the law of nations, as they...
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Genocide in International Law: The Crimes of Crimes

William A. Schabas, William Schabas - Law - 2000 - 624 pages
...Moreover, the preamble to the Hague Regulations contains the promising 'Martens clause', which states that 'the inhabitants and the belligerents remain under...the law of nations, as they result from the usages 5 Treaty of Peace between Sweden and the Empire, signed at Osnabruck, 14(24) October 1648; Dumont VI,...
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The Environmental Consequences of War: Legal, Economic, and Scientific ...

Jay E. Austin, Carl E. Bruch - Law - 2000 - 691 pages
...40. What is often referred to as the Martens Clause, enshrined in Hague Convention No. II, provides: "Until a more complete code of the laws of war has...the high contracting Parties deem it expedient to have signed a particular environmental accord, such as ENMOD or Protocol I, the Hague Conventions probably...
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Nuclear Weapons and Scientific Responsibility

C. G. Weeramantry - Law - 1999 - 430 pages
...of war, it would also set at nought the words of the Martens Clause, whose express terms are that, "Until a more complete code of the laws of war has been issued, the High Contracting Parties . . . declare that, in cases not included in the Regulations adopted by them . . ." (emphasis added),...
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Bloody Constraint: War and Chivalry in Shakespeare

Theodor Meron - Drama - 1998 - 256 pages
...suffering. 21 The Convention contains the famous Martens clause, which provides that inhabitants and belligerents remain under the protection and the rule of the principles of the law of nations until a more complete code of the laws of war is adopted. These principles stem from the usages established...
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The Centennial of the First International Peace Conference: Reports ...

Frits Kalshoven - Law - 2000 - 515 pages
...commanders. Until a more complete code of the laws of war can be issued, the High Contracting Parties think it expedient to declare that in cases not included in the Regulations adopted by them, populations and belligerents 16. Report of Captain Crozier, loc. cit. supra note 10, p. 46. remain...
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Peace, Justice and Freedom: Human Rights Challenges for the New Millennium

Gurcharan S. Bhatia, J. S. O'Neill, Gerald L. Gall, Patrick D. Bendin - Political Science - 2000 - 433 pages
...war to try and punish any enemy.. .who had been guilty of a violation of the law of nations as these result from the usages established among civilized peoples, from the laws of humanity and from the dictates of public conscience."5 Article 226 of the Treaty of Sevres, drawn up between the...
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