The Institutes of the Law of Nations: A Treatise of the Jural Relations of Separate Political Communities, Band 1

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W. Blackwood and sons, 1883
 

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Seite 389 - ... not to deliver occasional and shifting opinions to serve present purposes of particular national interest, but to administer with indifference that justice which the law of nations holds out, without distinction, to independent States, some happening to be neutral and some to be belligerent.
Seite 388 - I trust that it has not escaped my anxious recollection for one moment, what it is that the duty of my station calls for from me, namely, to consider myself as stationed here, not to deliver occasional and shifting opinions to serve present purposes of particular national interest, but to administer with indifference that justice which the law of nations holds out, without distinction, to independent States, some happening to be neutral...
Seite 45 - The plenipotentiaries recognise that it is an essential principle of the law of nations that no Power can liberate itself from the engagements of a treaty, nor modify the stipulations thereof, unless with the consent of the contracting Powers by means of an amicable arrangement.
Seite 388 - It is to be recollected that this is a Court of the Law of Nations, though sitting here under the authority of the King of Great Britain. It belongs to other nations as well as to our own ; and what foreigners have a right to demand from it is the administration of the...
Seite 379 - The cause being entertained in an English Court, it must be adjudicated according to the principles of English law applicable to such a case, but the only principle applicable to such a case by the law of England is that the validity of...
Seite 386 - To this head may most properly be referred a particular system of customs used only among one set of the king's subjects, called the custom of merchants, or lex mercatoria : which, however different from the general rules of the common law, is yet ingrafted into it, and made a part of it (¿) ; being allowed, for the benefit of trade, to be of the utmost validity in all commercial transactions : for it is a maxim of law, that " cuilibet in sua arte credendum est (13).
Seite 323 - ViceConsuls ou Agents Consulaires devront l'exécuter, s'ils ne forment pas appel, et ils continueront alors de plein droit la liquidation qui aurait été suspendue jusqu'à la conclusion du litige; 7° Organiser, s'il ya lieu, la tutelle ou curatelle, conformément aux lois des Pays respectifs.

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