Annals of British Legislation: Being a Classified and Analysed Summary of Public Bills, Statutes, Accounts and Papers, Reports of Committees and of Commissioners, and of Sessional Papers Generally, of the Houses of Lords and Commons; Together with Accounts of Commercial Legislation, Tariffs, and Facts, Relating to Foreign Countries, Volume 13
Smith, Elder, 1864 - Legislation
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Page 150 - 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 158 - ... Convinced that the maxims which they now proclaim cannot but be received with gratitude by the whole world, the undersigned Plenipotentiaries doubt not that the efforts of their Governments to obtain the general adoption thereof will be crowned with full success. The present Declaration is not and shall not be binding, except between those Powers who have acceded, or shall accede, to it.
Page 164 - In witness whereof the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed the same and have affixed thereto the seal of their arms.
Page 160 - African slavetrade, contrary to the provisions of this treaty ; and that such cruisers may detain, and send or carry away, such vessels, in order that they may be brought to trial in the manner hereinafter agreed upon.
Page 165 - If, however, urgent motives, deduced from the length of the voyage, the state of health of the negroes, or other...
Page 166 - Associations, commercial, industrial, or financial, constituted and authorized in conformity with the laws in force in either of the two countries...
Page 150 - ... 2. That the property of neutrals on board an enemy's vessel is not subject to confiscation unless the same be contraband of war.
Page 163 - ... been fitted out for the purposes thereof, and shall consequently be adjudged and condemned by one of the Mixed Courts of Justice to be established as aforesaid, the said vessel shall, immediately after its condemnation, be broken up entirely, and shall be sold in separate parts, after having been so broken up; unless either of the two Governments should wish to purchase her for the use of its navy at a price to be fixed by a competent person chosen for that purpose by the...