Law of contraband of war: with the reported cases to the present time, and a selection of unreported cases from the papers of the Right Hon. Sir Geo. Lee LL.D, formerly Dean of the Arches, etc., etc

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V. & R. Stevens and sons, 1861 - 342 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 310 - Court in which such offender shall be convicted, and every such ship or vessel, with the tackle, apparel, and furniture, together with all the materials, arms, ammunition, and stores which may belong to, or be on board of, any such ship or vessel, shall be forfeited...
Pàgina xxxi - Contra, if the great predominant character of a port be that of a port of naval military equipment, it shall be intended that the articles were going for military use, although merchant ships resort to the same place, and although it is possible that the articles might have been applied to civil consumption...
Pàgina 310 - ... fine and imprisonment, or either of them, at the discretion of the Court in which such offender shall be convicted...
Pàgina 310 - ... arms, military stores, or materials, or any article or articles considered and deemed to be contraband of war according to the law or modern usage of nations, for the use or service of either of...
Pàgina 248 - ... masts, planks, boards and beams of what trees soever; and all other things proper either for building or repairing ships, and all other goods whatever which have not been worked into the form of any instrument...
Pàgina 310 - Prince, State, or Potentate, Colony, Province, or Part of any Province or People, or of any Person or Persons exercising or assuming to exercise the Powers of Government in or over any Foreign Colony, Province, or Part of any Province or People, either as an Officer, Soldier, Sailor, or Marine, contrary to the Provisions of this Act, it shall be lawful for any of the principal Officers of His Majesty's Customs where any such...
Pàgina 240 - ... and any other kind of corn and pulse, tobacco, and likewise all manner of spices, salted and smoked flesh, salted fish, cheese and butter, beer, oils...
Pàgina lxvii - The seat of judicial authority is, indeed, locally here, in the belligerent country, according to the known law and practice of nations ; but the law itself has no locality. It is the duty of the person who sits here to determine this question exactly as he would determine the same question if sitting at Stockholm ; to assert no pretensions on the part of Great Britain which he would not allow to Sweden in the same circumstances, and to impose no duties on Sweden, as a neutral country, which he would...
Pàgina 310 - Vessel as aforesaid, although no enlisting money or pay or reward shall have been or shall be in any or either of the cases aforesaid actually paid to or received by him, or by any Person to or for his use or benefit...
Pàgina 310 - Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, that from and after the passing of this act, an act passed in the ninth year of the reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, intituled " An Act to prevent the listing His Majesty's Subjects to serve as Soldiers without His Majesty's Licence...

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