A Handbook of Public International Law

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Macmillan and Company, 1898 - International law - 171 pages
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Page 151 - The neutral flag covers enemy's goods, with the exception of contraband of war ; 3. Neutral goods, with the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under enemy's flag; 4. 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 109 - Territory is considered occupied when it is actually placed under the authority of the hostile army. The occupation extends only to the territory where such authority has been established and can be exercised.
Page 39 - Law defines independence as the right of a state to manage all its affairs, whether external or internal, without interference from other states, as long as it respects the corresponding right possessed by each fully-sovereign member of the family of nations.
Page 176 - COMMERCIAL GEOGRAPHY. By ECK CONNER, MA, Professor of Political Economy in University College, Liverpool.
Page 58 - In view of the public importance of the questions raised by their petitions and of the duty which rests on the courts, in time of war as well as in time of peace, to preserve unimpaired the constitutional safeguards of civil liberty, and because in our opinion the public interest required that we consider and decide those questions without any avoidable delay, we directed that petitioners...
Page 18 - A state may be defined as A political community, the members of which are bound together by the tie of common subjection to some central authority, whose commands the bulk of them habitually obey.
Page 109 - At the end of the seventeenth and the beginning of the eighteenth century...
Page 89 - War may be defined as a contest carried on by public force between States, or between States and communities having with regard to the contest the rights of States, the parties to it having the intention of ending peaceful relations, and substituting for them those of hostility with all the legal incidents thereof.
Page 57 - The next subjects that demand attention are those connected with THE RIGHT OF INNOCENT PASSAGE. * This may be defined as the right of free passage through the territorial waters of friendly States when they form a channel of communication between two portions of the high seas. There can be no doubt...

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