The Proceedings of the Hague Peace Conferences: Translation of the Official Texts, Volume 3

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Oxford University Press, 1921
 

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Contents

Amendments to the provisions of the Convention of July 29 1899 for
15
Reading by the President of a letter from his Excellency Mr A Beernaert on
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18
Article
20
Mr FROMAGEOT
21
Amendments to the Hague Convention of July 29 1899 for the adaptation
22
Article
25
Reading of Article 15 of the draft
34
Mr FROMAGEOT
40
SECOND SUBCOMMISSION
43
Reading by the President of a letter from his Excellency Mr Brun relative to
44
Deposit of an Italian proposition annex 56 relative to vessels having a scientific
53
German proposal
67
August 14 1907
71
Netherland amendments to the German proposal annex
76
SIXTH MEETING
85
Text proposed by the committee of examination
93
July 26 1907
97
Reading of Article 3 of the British draft annex 9
102
Reading of the Netherland and Brazilian amendments annexes i2 and 13 rela
108
Remarks of Mr Louis Renault
113
Questions of competence raised in the committee of examination of the first sub
116
Mr FROMAGEOT
142
Declarations of his Excellency Lord Reay
153
FIRST MEETING
157
German proposition
166
1
167
FIFTH MEETING
185
Mr FromAGEOT Continued
201
Colonel
214
August 23 1907
215
Article 71
224
568
226
Article 3
227
Amendments proposed to the Regulations of 1899 respecting the laws and customs of war on land annex
240
Netherland proposition
241
Spanish proposition
242
Netherland proposition
243
Italian amendment to the Japanese proposition annex 10
244
German proposition
245
Russian proposition
246
Declaration of 1899 concerning the employment of bullets which expand etc 17 Proposition of the United States of America
251
Opening of hostilities 19 Questionnaire prepared by his Excellency Mr T M C Asser President of the second subcommission of the Second Commissi...
253
Belgian amendment to the French proposition annex 20
254
Rights and duties of neutral States on land 24 French proposition
255
Swiss amendment to the French proposition annex 24
256
Netherland amendment to the French proposition annex 24
257
Belgian amendment to the French proposition and to the German British Nether land and Swiss amendments annexes 2429
258
Danish proposition
259
Synoptic table
260
Draft regulations elaborated by the committee of examination
265
AustroHungarian amendment to the German proposition annex
268
Draft elaborated by the committee of examination
284
Article 61
291
Declarations of his Excellency Sir Ernest Satow relative to the conversion of merchant
292
Article 6
299
Reading and adoption of Articles 1624 and 26 final of the draft
303
Mr Louis Renault
306
Article 1
330
Article 7
359
Reading of Article 3 of the British proposition
370
Article 4
376
FIFTH MEETING
378
Reading of Article 4 of the draft
395
Article 10
401
Reading of Article 4 of the British proposition
418
ANNEX B Draft regulations concerning the laying of automatic submarine contact
429
Continuation of the discussion of the draft regulations see the fifth meeting annex B
432
SEVENTH MEETING
447
Reading and adoption of Articles 4 and 5 of the new draft
453
EIGHTH MEETING
463
Reading of Article 14 of the draft
477
ANNEX Report to the Commission on the draft convention regarding the rights
487
Japanese proposal
494
Article 11
496
Spanish proposal
505
FIRST MEETING
521
Constitution of a committee of examination
537
Reading of Article 10a new text
544
Article 5
550
Reading of Article 3 of the draft
552
Articles
553
Mr Louis RENAULT
558
Declaration of his Excellency Turkhan Pasha concerning the maintenance of the sign
560
Article 5c new text
564
Reading of Article 3 of the Convention of 1899
565
Articles 1011
567
Address of the President
575
Discussion of the British proposition annex 44 and the questionnaire annex
589
Continuation of the discussion of the British proposition annex 44 and the ques
596
Draft regulations presented to the Commission
675
com
678
Questionnaire and synoptic table relative to the Japanese proposition annex 46
705
Portuguese amendments to the synoptic table annex
715
Discussion of the report see the report to the Commission annex to the minutes
719
British amendments to the first draft convention annex
723
German amendment to the second draft convention annex
730
FIRST MEETING
741
Reading of a proposition of his Excellency Mr Choate concerning the inviolability
745
SECOND MEETING
746
Reading of Article 5b new text
750
Article 5
751
Address of the President
743
THIRD MEETING
770
July 16 1907
791
1
794
Remarks of his Excellency Mr Choate
799
Continuation of the general discussion of the British proposition annex
802
of Mr Fusinato
803
Article 6
811
Articles
822
Mr FROMAGEOT
831
of his Excellency Lord Reay
841
Synoptic table
844
Articles 2427
845
British proposal
855
TENTH MEETING
871
Reading of Article 5 of the draft
874
Article 3
878
Mr FROMAGEOT
883
ELEVENTH MEETING
883
Questions of competence raised in the committee of examination of the first sub
884
Mr FROMAGEOT
889
Article 6
893
THIRTEENTH MEETING
904
Remarks of his Excellency Mr Tcharykow upon the proceedings of the thirteenth
910
Remarks of Mr Heinrich Lammasch
914
COMMITTEE OF EXAMINATION OF THE FOURTH COMMISSION
919
SECOND MEETING
921
Article 3
926
Remarks of Mr Kriege
927
Article 10
934
of Mr Fromageot
938
Remarks of his Excellency Baron von Macchio relative to the text of Article 3 of
943
Article 1
944
FIFTH MEETING
945
FIFTH MEETING
947
Reading of Article 1 of the Italian proposition
952
Reading of Article 3 of the draft
953
Deposit of the AustroHungarian and Portuguese propositions annexes 50 and 49
955
Reading of Article 61 of the German proposition
958
Reading of Article 3 of the draft
959
Remarks of Mr Fusinato
973
Text proposed by his Excellency Mr van den Heuvel to form a final paragraph
974
Remarks of the President
976
Postponement of the discussion of days of grace
978
of the President
983
Remarks of his Excellency Mr Beernaert
986
Reading of the Italian Netherland and Russian propositions annexes 4 5 and
991
July 12 1907
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Annex Mr Fromageots report on the inviolability of enemy private property at
1009
ANNEX B Report of Mr Fromageot on the crews of enemy merchant ships captured
1012
Article 1
1018
Article 4
1021
Conversion of merchant ships into
1021
Reading and adoption of Article 2 of the draft
1021
Article 3
1021
Remarks of his Excellency Lord Reay concerning the proceedings of the twelfth
1021
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1027
Annex Report of Jonkheer van Karnebeek on the laws and customs of naval warfare
1036
36
1048
56
1054
Joint Session of the Committees of Examination of the Fourth Commission
1056
FIFTEENTH MEETING
1064
of Mr Fusinato
1079
Elimination of the words in case of force majeure in the title of the report
1083
of Mr Heinrich Lammasch
1087
Continuation of the general discussion of the British proposition annex
1090
Exchange of views between the President Mr Louis Renault Mr Kriege
1097
of the President
1099
Mr
1101
Mr FROMAGEOT
1110
Deposit by the British delegation of a draft declaration annex 33 relative
1114
British proposition
1116
Days of grace
1130
Italian proposition
1150
British proposition
1156
Exemption from capture of coastal fishing boats and certain other vessels in time
1159
Draft provisions
1162

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Page xxviii - Convention for the adaptation to maritime warfare of the principles of the Geneva Convention of August 22, 1864.
Page 139 - A belligerent party which violates the provisions of the said Regulations shall, if the case demands, be liable to pay compensation. It shall be responsible for all acts committed by persons forming part of its armed forces.
Page 227 - To be commanded by a person responsible for his subordinates ; 2. To have a fixed distinctive emblem recognizable at a distance; 3. To carry arms openly; and 4. To conduct their operations in accordance with the laws and customs of war. In countries where militia or volunteer corps constitute the army, or form part of it, they are included under the denomination "army.
Page 585 - Secondly, not to permit or suffer either belligerent to make use of its ports or waters as the. base of naval operations against the other, or for the purpose of the renewal or augmentation of military supplies or arms, or the recruitment of men. Thirdly, to exercise due diligence in its own ports and waters, and, as to all persons within its jurisdiction, to prevent any violation of the foregoing obligations and duties.
Page 483 - Belligerents are forbidden to use neutral ports and waters as a base of naval operations against their adversaries, and in particular to erect wireless telegraphy stations or any apparatus for the purpose of communicating with the belligerent forces on land or sea.
Page 593 - In deciding the matters submitted to the Arbitrators, they shall be governed by the following three rules, which are agreed upon by the high contracting parties as rules to be taken as applicable to the case...
Page 231 - To destroy or seize the enemy's property, unless such destruction or seizure be imperatively demanded by the necessities of war; h.
Page 460 - But there is nothing in our laws, or in the law of nations, that forbids our citizens from sending armed vessels, as well as munitions of war, to foreign ports for sale. It is a commercial adventure which no nation is bound to prohibit, and which only exposes the persons engaged in it to the penalty of confiscation.
Page 147 - In sieges and bombardments all necessary steps must be taken to spare, as far as possible, buildings dedicated to religion, art, science, or charitable purposes, historic monuments, hospitals, and places where the sick and wounded are collected, provided they are not being used at the time for military purposes.
Page 711 - A prize may only be brought into a neutral port on account of unseaworthiness, stress of weather, or want of fuel or provisions. It must leave as soon as the circumstances which justified its entry are at an end. If it does not, the neutral Power must order it to leave at once; should it fail to obey, the neutral Power must employ the means at its disposal to release it with its officers and crew and to intern the prize crew.

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