A Manual of Naval Prize Law

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Butterworths; [etc., etc.,], 1866 - Prize law - 130 pages
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Page 114 - Privateering is, and remains abolished. 2. 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 the enemy's flag.
Page 117 - Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland having been compelled to take up arms in support of an ally, is desirous of rendering the war as little onerous as possible to the Powers with whom she remains at peace.
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 - Britain and Ireland, the Right Honourable George William Frederick, , Earl of Clarendon, Baron Hyde of Hindon, a Peer of the United Kingdom, a Member of Her Britannic Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Her Britannic Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs...
Page 31 - ... the time and place of her purchase, and the names of her purchasers; (c) the name of her master; and (d) the best particulars respecting her tonnage, build, and description which he is able to obtain...
Page 101 - Goods, giving such Particulars relating thereto as may be in his Power, and shall truly answer all Questions concerning such Ship 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...
Page 102 - Admiralty, in case the subject-matter of the petition or any material part thereof arises out of the exercise of any belligerent right on behalf of the Crown, or would be cognizable in a Prize Court within her Majesty's dominions if the same were a matter in dispute between private persons. Any petition of right under the last-mentioned Act, whether intituled in the...
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 94 - Year, make out a Return (in such Form as the Lords of the Admiralty from Time to Time direct) of all Cases adjudged in the Court since the last half-yearly Return, and shall with all convenient Speed send the same to the Registrar of the High Court of Admiralty, who shall keep the same in the Registry of that Court, and who shall, as soon as conveniently may be, send a Copy of the Returns of each Half Year to the Lords of the Admiralty, who shall lay the same before both Houses of Parliament.
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.

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