The New International Year Book

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Dodd, Mead and Company, 1922
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Page 363 - That all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights, of which, when they enter into a state of society, they cannot by any compact deprive or divest their posterity ; namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty, •with the means of acquiring and possessing property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety.
Page 359 - All questions shall be decided by a majority of the judges present at the hearing. In the event of an equality of votes, the President or his deputy shall have a casting vote.
Page 358 - Council shall formulate and submit to the Members of the League for adoption plans for the establishment of a Permanent Court of International Justice. The Court shall be competent to hear and determine any dispute of an international character which the parties thereto submit to it. The Court may also give an advisory opinion upon any dispute or question referred to it by the Council or by the Assembly.
Page 342 - That the number of aliens of any nationality who may be admitted under the immigration laws to the United States in any fiscal year shall be limited to 3 per centum of the number of foreign-born persons of such nationality resident in the United States as determined by the United States census of 1910.
Page 98 - That the purpose of this corporation shall be to promote, through organization, and cooperation with other agencies, the ability of boys to do things for themselves and others, to train them in Scoutcraft, and to teach them patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred virtues, using the methods which are now in common use by Boy Scouts," by placing emphasis upon the Scout Oath and Law for character development, citizenship training and physical fitness.
Page 342 - States who later goes in transit from one part of the United States to another through foreign contiguous territory...
Page 359 - With a view to the speedy despatch of business, the Court shall form annually a chamber composed of three judges who, at the request of the contesting parties, may hear and determine cases by summary procedure.
Page 125 - That the objects of the corporation shall be to encourage, in the broadest and most liberal manner, investigation, research, and discovery, and the application of knowledge to the improvement of mankind...
Page 359 - Declaration, concerning: 1 . the interpretation of a treaty; 2. any question of international law; 3. the existence of any fact which, if established, would constitute a breach of an international obligation; 4.
Page 358 - Hague be held as soon as practicable for the following purposes: 1. To restate the established rules of international law, especially, and in the first instance, in the fields affected by the events of the recent war. 2. To formulate and agree upon the amendments and additions, if any, to the rules of international law shown to be necessary or useful by the events of the war and the changes in the conditions of international life and intercourse which have followed the war.

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