International Law--the Conduct of Armed Conflict and Air Operations: Judge Advocate General Activities, Volume 110, Issue 31
The Department, 1976 - 171 pages
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Page 1-13 - The Court, whose function is to decide in accordance with international law such disputes as are submitted to it...
Page 5-15 - To the end that this prohibition shall be universally accepted as a part of International Law, binding alike the conscience and...
Page 1-17 - Nothing in the present Charter shall impair the inherent right of individual or collective self-defense if an armed attack occurs against a Member of the United Nations, until the Security Council has taken the measures necessary to maintain international peace and security.
Page 1-16 - The High Contracting Parties solemnly declare in the names of their respective peoples that they condemn recourse to war for the solution of international controversies, and renounce it as an instrument of national policy in their relations with one another.
Page 1-6 - This law is not static, but by continual adaptation follows the needs of a changing world. Indeed, in many cases treaties do no more than express and define for more accurate reference the principles of law already existing.
Page 4-43 - The right of belligerents to adopt means of injuring the enemy is not unlimited.
Page 4-43 - 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 4-44 - The attack or bombardment, by whatever means, of towns, villages, dwellings, or buildings which are undefended is prohibited.
Page 2-12 - Article 24 1. In a zone of the high seas contiguous to its territorial sea, the coastal State may exercise the control necessary to: (a) Prevent infringement of its customs, fiscal, immigration or sanitary regulations within its territory or territorial sea ; (b) Punish infringement of the above regulations committed within its territory or territorial sea.
Page 4-51 - ... may be expected to cause incidental loss of civilian life, injury to civilians, damage to civilian objects, or a combination thereof, which would be excessive in relation to the concrete and direct military advantage anticipated.