A Manual of Naval Prize Law

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Butterworths; [etc., etc.,], 1866 - Prize law - 130 pages
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Page 95 - Every Ship taken as Prize, and brought into Port within the Jurisdiction of a Prize Court, shall forthwith, and without Bulk broken, be delivered up to the Marshal of the Court. If there is no such Marshal, then the Ship shall be in like Manner delivered up to the principal Officer of Customs at the Port.
Page 118 - Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Her...
Page 115 - 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. " The governments of the undersigned Plenipotentiaries engage to bring the present declaration to the knowledge of the States which have not taken part in the Congress of Paris, and to invite them to accede to it.
Page 92 - Be it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows : Preliminary. 1. This Act may be cited for all purposes as "The Foreign Enlistment Act, 1870.
Page 85 - What papers, bills of lading, letters, or other writings were on board the ship at the time she took her departure from the last clearing port, before her being taken as prize? Were any of them burnt, torn, thrown overboard, destroyed, or cancelled, or attempted to be concealed, and when, and by whom, and who was then present?
Page 102 - Plaintiff shall not have Costs against the Defendant, unless the Judge before whom the Trial shall be shall certify his Approbation of the Action, and of the Verdict obtained thereupon.
Page 103 - ... ships, vessels and goods, that are or shall be taken, and to hear and determine the same ; and according to the course of Admiralty, and the law of nations, to adjudge and condemn all such...
Page 97 - Forces while acting in conjunction with any Forces of any of Her Majesty's Allies, a Prize Court shall have Jurisdiction as to the same as in case of Prize, and shall have Power, after Condemnation, to apportion the due Share of the Proceeds to Her Majesty's Ally, the proportionate Amount and the Disposition of which Share shall be such as may from Time to Time be agreed between Her Majesty and Her Majesty's Ally.
Page 113 - ... ne sauraient être accueillies qu'avec gratitude par le monde entier, "les Plénipotentiaires soussignés ne doutent pas que les efforts de leurs Gouvernements pour en généraliser l'adoption ne soient couronnés d'un plein succès. La présente Déclaration n'est et ne sera obligatoire qu'entre les Puissances qui y ont ou qui y auront accédé.
Page 101 - ... or goods asked by any such officer, and in default shall forfeit a sum not exceeding one hundred pounds, such forfeiture to be enforced as...

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