Anti-smuggling Act: Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, Seventy-fourth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 5496. March 8 and 13 and May 1, 2, 1935. (Consolidation)
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Σελίδα 61 - States" includes all territories and possessions of the United States, except the Philippine Islands, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and the island of Guam.
Σελίδα 103 - The authority of a nation within its own territory is absolute and exclusive. The seizure of a vessel within the range of its cannon by a foreign force is an invasion of that territory, and is a hostile act which it is its duty to repel. But its power to secure itself from injury may certainly be exercised beyond the limits of its territory.
Σελίδα 137 - If they are such as are reasonable and necessary to secure their laws from violation, they will be submitted to. In different seas and on different coasts, a wider or more contracted range, in which to exercise the vigilance of the government, will be assented to. Thus in the channel, where a very great part of the commerce to and from all the north of Europe, passes. through a very narrow sea, the seizure of vessels on suspicion of attempting an...
Σελίδα 62 - For this purpose, where there is no treaty, and no controlling executive or legislative act or judicial decision, resort must be had to the customs and usages of civilized nations; and, as evidence of these, to the works of jurists and commentators, who by years of labor, research, and experience, have made themselves peculiarly well acquainted with the subjects of which they treat.
Σελίδα 109 - ... its territory not exceeding two marine leagues in width at the mouth are within this limit ; and that included in this territorial jurisdiction is the right of control over fisheries, whether the fish be migratory, free-swimming fish, or free-moving fish, or fish attached to or embedded in the soil. The open sea within this limit is, of course, subject to the common right of navigation ; and all governments, for the purpose of self-protection in time of war or for the prevention of frauds on...
Σελίδα 155 - ... merchandise of foreign growth or manufacture (sea stores excepted) , or any taxable domestic spirits, wines, or other alcoholic liquors, on which the duties or taxes have not been paid or secured to be paid, such vessel with her tackle, apparel and furniture, and the cargo, found on board her, shall be forfeited.
Σελίδα 90 - ... of the United States, or within four leagues of the coast thereof, if bound to the United States, whether in or out of their respective districts, for the purposes of demanding the manifests aforesaid, and of examining and searching the said ships or vessels...
Σελίδα 99 - States, its territories or possessions in order that enquiries may be addressed to those on board and an examination be made of the ship's papers for the purpose of ascertaining whether the vessel or those on board are endeavoring to import or have imported alcoholic beverages into the United States, its territories or possessions in violation of the laws there in force.