Sammlung Officieller Actenstucke in Bezug Auf Schiffahrt Und Handel in Kriegszeiten Volume 0

Sammlung Officieller Actenstucke in Bezug Auf Schiffahrt Und Handel in Kriegszeiten Volume 0

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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. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ... 26th of June other blockades in the Baltic had been established by the combined fleets. Then followed the usual notification. The Gazette of Aug. 11 was of great importance; it bore on several questions which had been agitated in these cases. It pubh'shed, with reference to the notification published in previous Gazettes official letters from Sir C. Napier, Mr. Hertslet, and Captain Key. A very vehement argument was addressed to the court with reference to these documents. What were the inferences to be drawn from these facts? First, it was abundantly clear that any blockade constituted by Sir C. Napier would acquire no legal validity in addition to what it originally possessed, or by way of confirmation and approbation of the exercise of the authority given to him, before the actual publication in the Gazette; or, in other words, the Gazette could not convert a blockade de facto into a blockade by notification from the state itself before such notification was published. Up to the date of such notification a blockade de facto must depend on its own legality, and be subject to all the rules attending a blockade de facto, as distinguished from a blockade by notification; but he was at a loss to comprehend on what reasoning it could be maintained that a de facto blockade was, either as to the time it commenced or its validity, dependent upon the period of its notification by the government. What was the law upon this subject? He would not discuss over again the question whether Sir Charles Napier had adequate authority to impose a blockade. He considered that as decided in the affirmative. Then if a commander-in-chief imposed a legal blockade de facto and maintained it, did the law require that it should be affirmed or confirmed, or...
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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 454g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236802942
  • 9781236802941