British and Foreign State Papers

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H.M. Stationery Office, 1899 - Great Britain
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Page 563 - A fugitive criminal shall not be surrendered if the offence in respect of which his surrender is demanded is one of a political character...
Page 804 - ... danger to his own vessel, crew, and passengers (if any), to stay by the other vessel until he has ascertained that she has no need of further assistance, and to render to the other vessel, her master, crew, and passengers (if any...
Page 797 - Seaman, or otherwise ascertain that each Seaman understands the same before he signs it, and shall attest each Signature...
Page 722 - ... or who by wilful breach of duty, or by neglect of duty, or by reason of drunkenness, refuses or omits to do any lawful act proper and requisite to be done by him for preserving such ship from immediate loss, destruction, or serious damage, or for preserving any person belonging to or on board of such ship from immediate danger to life or limb, shall for every such offence be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.
Page 149 - Equips any ship with intent or knowledge, or having reasonable cause to believe that the same shall or will be employed in the military or naval service of any foreign State at war with any friendly State...
Page 147 - He shall be guilty of an Offence against this Act, and shall be punishable by Fine and Imprisonment, or either of such punishments, at the discretion of the Court before which the Offender is convicted : and imprisonment, if awarded, may be either with or without Hard Labour.
Page 149 - Act, and the following consequences shall ensue ; that is to say, (1.) The offender shall be punishable by fine and imprisonment, or either of such punishments, at the discretion of the court before which the offender is convicted ; and imprisonment, if awarded, may be either with or without hard labour...
Page 842 - British or foreign, shall not, where all or any of the following occurrences take place without their actual fault or privity...
Page 93 - Act by the Legislature of any British possession, provision is made for carrying into effect within such possession the surrender of fugitive criminals who are in or suspected of being in such British possession, Her Majesty may, by the Order in Council applying...
Page 680 - Superintendent, and when not practicable the master shall, before the ship puts to sea, if practicable, and if not, as soon afterwards as possible, cause the agreement to be read over and explained to the substitute, and the substitute shall thereupon sign the same in the presence of a witness, and the witness shall attest the signature...

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