The Immunity Of Private Property From Capture At Sea (volume 9, No. 2)

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byHarold Scott Quigley

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V PRIVATE PROPERTY AT SEA IN THE EUROPEAN WAR1 In accordance with the plan so far followed in the treatment of the practice of nations, the purpose of this chapter is twofold. To record the action in observance of regulations de faveur intended to mitigate the existing right of capture will be a comparatively short undertaking. Of greater interest and importance is the study of belligerent activity tending to extend the right of capture and to nullify laws designed to act as limitations upon that right. The principal question to be answered in the second portion of the inquiry is that which has already been asked in regard to other wars since the Declaration of Paris. Have the second and third rules of that Declaration been observed? Have they stood the test of a great maritime war, or does the latest record of fact intensify the conclusions to be drawn from the American Civil War and the Russo-Japanese War? The attitude taken toward the practice of granting days of grace to enemy vessels in certain circumstances at the beginning of a war is of more interest than formerly because of the formulation of that hitherto varying custom in the sixth Hague Convention of 1907.2 On August 4, 1914, a British Order in Council was issued in which provision was made for acting in the manner declared to be "desirable" by the "Convention Relative to the Status of Enemy Merchant-Ships at the Outbreak of Hostilities.' To enemy merchant ships in the ports to which the Order applied, or which had cleared from their last port before the declaration of war, and had entered one of the designated ports, in ignorance of the war, ten days were allowed in which to load or unload their cargoes and depart. Provision was made for ships arriving after the expiration of the ten ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V PRIVATE PROPERTY AT SEA IN THE EUROPEAN WAR1 In accordance with the plan so far followed in the treatment of the pra...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217390447

ISBN - 13:9780217390446

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