Handbook of International Law

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West, 1910 - 623 pages
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Contents

Executive Power in the States
11
Judicial Powers in the States
12
Legislative Power in the States
13
The Police Power
14
Part I
15
The Right of Eminent Domain
16
Municipal Corporations
17
Civil Rights and Their Protection by the Constitution
18
Political and Public Rights
19
Constitutional Guaranties in Criminal Cases
20
CHAPTER I
21
Retroactive Laws
22
Actions against Executors and Administrators
23
Statute of LimitationsSetoff
24
Evidence and Costs
25
Continuous Voyage
26
Unneutral Service
27
Prize
28
Persons Having Limited Status
31
16
41
Loss or Modification of Status
51
Part II
53
CHAPTER II
55
Right of Independence 5657
56
Duty of Nonintervention 5765
57
Policy of Intervention 6673
66
Right of Equality 7375
73
CHAPTER III
76
Domain 7879
78
Acquisition of Territorial Domain 7985
79
Maritime and Fluvial Domain 8587
85
AŽrial Domain 8790
87
CHAPTER IV
91
Jurisdiction over Territory and PropertyGeneral 9293
92
Joint Jurisdiction 9395
93
Leased Territory 9597
95
Maritime and Fluvial JurisdictionMarginal Seas 9799
97
Straits 99100
99
Gulfs and Bays 100103
100
Inland Seas and Lakes 103105
103
Rivers 105107
105
Navigation 108115
108
Fisheries 115117
115
Vessels 117120
117
45
126
46
135
48
143
51
151
CHAPTER V
157
The Right of Legation
164
Diplomatic Functions
177
Appointment and Reception of Consuls
184
Other State Agents
190
Part IV
215
Arbitration
223
CHAPTER IX
229
94
235
War Defined
241
Date of Commencement
249
Obligations of Belligerents
255
Neutral Obligation of Toleration
262
Civil Rights and Remedies During
270
CHAPTER XIV
278
Movable Public Property 279281
279
Property of Municipalities and Institutions
281
Movable Property of Military Use 282283
282
Private Property in Enemy Jurisdiction 283284
283
Booty
284
CHAPTER XV
285
Goods
286
Vessels Exempt by Service 287288
287
186
307
Prize Money and Bounty 309310
309
Privateers 310312
310
Volunteer Auxiliary or Subsidized Vessels 312316
312
1
314
CHAPTER XVII
317
Prohibited Means 319322
319
Section Page 137 Prohibited Methods 322323
322
Special RegulationsBombardment 323324
323
Submarine Mines and Torpedoes 324326
324
Discharge of Projectiles and Explosives from Bal loons 326327
326
Spies 327328
327
CHAPTER XVIII
329
Military Government 331334
331
Exercise of Military Authority in Occupied Territory 334338
334
Martial Law 339340
339
Military Law CourtsMartial etc 340341
340
Cessation of Military Control 341343
341
CHAPTER XIX
344
Treatment of Prisoners of War 345348
345
Release of Prisoners 348353
348
Sick Wounded and Shipwrecked 353356
353
CHAPTER XX
357
Capitulations 358359
358
Armistices
360
Operation of Armistices 361362
361
Cartels 362363
362
Safeconducts and Passports
364
Licenses to Trade
365
CHAPTER XXI
366
Effect of Conquest 368372
368
Cessation of Hostilities 373374
373
Effect of Cessation of Hostilities 374375
374
Treaty of Peace
375
Scope of a Treaty of Peace 376377
376
Effect of a Treaty of Peace 377379
377
Proclamation
379
Amnesty
381
Part VI
383
CHAPTER XXII
385
Development 386391
386
Neutralization 391393
391
Declaration 393394
393
Divisions 395396
395
CHAPTER XXIII
397
Method of Visit and Search 399401
399
Exemption from and Limitation of Right 401402
401
Convoy 402403
402
Grounds of Capture 404405
404
Transfer of Property 406409
406
Treatment of Captured Vessels 409412
409
Destruction or Appropriation of Property at Sea 412417
412
187
418
Prize
425
206
439
Continuous Voyage
461
Unneutral Service Defined
469
Penalty
475
Declaration of Paris April 16 1856
485
Convention Respecting the Laws and Customs of War
535
Convention Respecting the Rights and Duties of Neutral Pow
546
Convention Concerning the Rights and Duties of Neutral
563
APPENDIX V
574
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469470
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Negligence of Municipal Corporations
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Page 70 - Chronic wrongdoing, or an impotence which results in a general loosening of the ties of civilized society, may in America, as elsewhere, ultimately require intervention by some civilized nation, and in the Western Hemisphere the adherence of the United States to the Monroe Doctrine may force the United States, however reluctantly, in flagrant cases of such wrongdoing or impotence, to the exercise of an international police power.
Page 56 - Every sovereign State is bound to respect the independence of every other sovereign State, and the courts of one country will not sit in judgment on the acts of the government of another done within its own territory.
Page 61 - The Contracting Powers agree not to have recourse to armed force for the recovery of contract debts claimed from the Government of one country by the Government of another country as being due to its nationals. This undertaking is, however, not applicable when the debtor State refuses or neglects to reply to an offer of arbitration, or, after accepting the offer, prevents any "Compromis" from being agreed on, or, after the arbitration, fails to submit to the award.
Page 79 - But, as they were all in pursuit of nearly the same object, it was necessary, in order to avoid conflicting settlements and consequent war with each other, to establish a principle which all should acknowledge as the law by which the right of acquisition, which they all asserted, should be regulated as between themselves. This principle was that discovery gave title to the government by whose subjects, or by whose authority, it was made, against all other European governments, which title might be...
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Page 68 - Nothing contained in this convention shall be so construed as to require the United States of America to depart from its traditional policy of not intruding upon, interfering with, or entangling itself in the political questions of policy or internal administration of any foreign state; nor shall anything contained in the said convention be construed to imply a relinquishment by the United States of America of its traditional attitude toward purely American questions.
Page 542 - ARTICLE XXIX. An individual can only be considered a spy if, acting clandestinely, or on false pretences, he obtains, or seeks to obtain information in the zone of operations of a belligerent, with the intention of communicating it to the hostile party.
Page 201 - In each individual case the High Contracting Parties, before appealing to the Permanent Court of Arbitration shall conclude a special Agreement defining clearly the matter in dispute, the scope of the powers of the Arbitrators, and the periods to be fixed for the formation of the Arbitral Tribunal and the several stages of the procedure.
Page 201 - Differences which may arise of a legal nature or relating to the interpretation of treaties existing between the two contracting parties and which it may not have been possible to settle by diplomacy...
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