International Law Situations

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1928 - International law

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Page 93 - The right of belligerents to adopt means of injuring the enemy is not unlimited.
Page 41 - To the end that this prohibition shall be universally accepted as a part of international law, binding alike the conscience and the practice of nations...
Page 116 - No ship of war or privateer of either belligerent shall hereafter be permitted, while in any port, roadstead, or waters subject to the territorial jurisdiction of Her Majesty, to take in any supplies, except provisions and such other things as may be requisite for the subsistence of her crew ; and except so much coal only as may be sufficient to carry such vessel to the nearest port of her own country, or to some nearer destination...
Page 23 - Foodstuffs, with a hostile destination, can be considered contraband of war only if they are supplies for the enemy's forces. It is not sufficient that they are capable of being so used ; it must be shown that this was in fact their destination at the time of the seizure.
Page 20 - Now, THEREFORE, His Majesty, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, is pleased to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows: — 1. During the present hostilities the provisions of the Convention known as the Declaration of London shall, subject to the exclusion of the lists of contraband and non-contraband, and to the modifications hereinafter set out, be adopted and put in force...
Page 52 - The Signatory Powers recognize the practical impossibility of using submarines as commerce destroyers without violating, as they were violated in the recent war of 1914-1918, the requirements universally accepted by civilized nations for the protection of the lives of neutrals and noncombatants...
Page 116 - States, without special permission, until after the expiration of three months from the time when such coal may have been last supplied to her within...
Page 9 - Springbok; that the voyage from London to the blockaded port was, as to cargo, both in law and in the intent of the parties, one voyage ; and that the liability to condemnation, if captured during any part of that voyage, attached to the cargo from the time of sailing.
Page 91 - The contracting powers agree to prohibit, for a period extending to the close of the Third Peace Conference, the discharge of projectiles and explosives from balloons or by other new methods of a similar nature.
Page 115 - Similarly these vessels may only ship sufficient fuel to enable them to reach the nearest port in their own country. They may, on the other hand, fill up their bunkers built to carry fuel, when in neutral countries which have adopted this method of determining the amount of fuel to be supplied.

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