A History of the Japanese People from the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era (Google eBook)

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Encyclopaedia Britannica Company, 1915 - Japan - 784 pages
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Page 721 - Article VI. As regards the present war between Japan and Russia, Great Britain will continue to maintain strict neutrality unless some other Power or Powers should join in hostilities against Japan, in which case Great Britain will come to the assistance of Japan, and will conduct the war in common, and make peace in mutual agreement with Japan.
Page 715 - Whenever in the opinion of either Japan or Great Britain, any of the rights and interests referred to in the preamble of this agreement are in jeopardy, the two Governments will communicate with one another fully and frankly, and will consider in common the measures which should be taken to safeguard those menaced rights or interests. The
Page 716 - V. The Emperor exercises the legislative power with the consent of the Imperial Diet. Article VI. The Emperor gives sanction to laws, and orders them to be promulgated and put into force. Article VII. The Emperor convokes the Imperial Diet, opens, closes, and prorogues it, and dissolves the House of Representatives. Article
Page 720 - Article III. Japan possessing paramount political, military, and economic interests in Corea, Great Britain recognizes the right of Japan to take such measures of guidance, control, and protection in Corea as she may deem proper and necessary to safeguard and advance those interests, provided always that such measures are not contrary to the principle of equal opportunities for the commerce and industry of all
Page 722 - Article XV. The present Treaty shall be signed in duplicate in both the English and French languages. The texts are in absolute conformity, but in case of discrepancy in interpretation, the French text shall prevail. In witness whereof, the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed and affixed their seals to the present Treaty of Peace.
Page 718 - Article LV. The respective Ministers of State shall give their advice to the Emperor, and be responsible for it. All laws, public ordinances, and imperial rescripts, of whatever kind, that relate to the affairs of the state, require the counter-signature of a Minister of State.. Article
Page 722 - Article VII. Japan and Russia engage to exploit their respective railways in Manchuria exclusively for commercial and industrial purposes and in no wise for strategic purposes. It is understood that that restriction does not apply to the railway in the territory affected by the lease of the Liao-tung Peninsula.
Page 718 - ordinances, and imperial rescripts, of whatever kind, that relate to the affairs of the state, require the counter-signature of a Minister of State.. Article LVI. The Privy Council shall, in accordance with the provisions for the organisation of the Privy Council, deliberate upon the important matters of State, when they have been consulted by the Emperor. CHAPTER
Page 716 - Article X. The Emperor determines the organisation of the different branches of the Administration; he fixes the salaries of all civil and military officers, and appoints and dismisses the same. Exceptions specially provided for in the present Constitution or in other laws shall be in accordance with the respective provisions bearing thereon.
Page 717 - XXI. Japanese subjects are amenable to the duty of paying taxes, according to the provisions of law. Article XXII. Subject to the limitations imposed by law, Japanese subjects shall enjoy full liberty in regard to residence and change of abode. Article XXIII. No Japanese subject shall be arrested, detained, tried or punished, except according to law. Article

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