Reports of Cases Decided in the Vice-Admiralty Court of New Brunswick from 1879 to 1891; With an Introduction on Admiralty Jurisdiction; Tables of the Cases Reported and Cited; The Imperial and Canadian Statutes Relating to Admiralty

Reports of Cases Decided in the Vice-Admiralty Court of New Brunswick from 1879 to 1891; With an Introduction on Admiralty Jurisdiction; Tables of the Cases Reported and Cited; The Imperial and Canadian Statutes Relating to Admiralty

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...proper authorities Of the United States, by its authority, as required by the tfeatyr and is therefore invalid. (4) It does not show that in the United States any complaint has been lodged, or proceeding taken a_gainst_tl1% parties charged, on which the proceedings in this pr0V1I1cents'-9 can be based, and is therefore on that account invalid. (5) The warrant to apprehend the prisoners, is defective in combining two crimes which are triable before separate and distinct tribunals. (6) The authority to a magistrate to act, is limitedto Such crimes as could be committed in that part of the kingdm in which the magistrate resided; and as the high Seas) are not a part of Her Majesty's dominions, a Justice of the Peace, in the absence of any specific legislation therei1P"' has no jurisdiction or power to act in any matter relating to piracy; the examination and warrant in such cases must be before one of the ofiicers composing the mixed court for the trial of piracy and offences on the high seas, constituted bl' the Imperial Act. Fourth. This expedition, starting in a neutral territory, however gross a violation of that neutrality, does n0t efiect the status of parties engaged in that expedition, '""d mi other belligerents, but only is illegal as regards the Helm" country whose laws have been violated. Fzflh. The evidence showing that these prisoners Were enlisted in the cause of the Confederate service, under 5 genuine commission of that State, this neutral court flflnnot enquire into the validity of that enlistment, 6X9Pt for offences against its own laws. It has been urged that the Chesapeake, being aY1_ Umted States ship, her deck should for all purposes be considered "' portion oshow more

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  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236791746
  • 9781236791740