The American Journal of International Law, 1917, Vol. 11 (Classic Reprint) by American Society of International LawThe American Journal of International Law, 1917, Vol. 11 (Classic Reprint) by American Society of International Law

The American Journal of International Law, 1917, Vol. 11 (Classic Reprint)

byAmerican Society of International Law

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Excerpt from The American Journal of International Law, 1917, Vol. 11

In this court we have nothing to do with the question of whether the legislature has or has not done what foreign Powers may con sider an usurpation in a question with them. Neither are we a tribunal sitting to decide whether an act of the legislature is ultra vires as in contravention of generally acknowledged principles of inter national law. For, as an Act of Parliament, duly passed by Lords and Commons and assented to by the King, it is supreme, and we are bound to give effect to its terms.

The same rule applies in prize courts. Thus, in the case of the Zamora,17 the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, while hold ing that an Order in Council contrary to international law was not binding, said.

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Title:The American Journal of International Law, 1917, Vol. 11 (Classic Reprint)Format:HardcoverDimensions:952 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.94 inPublished:January 1, 2019Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0260055662

ISBN - 13:9780260055668

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