The Geneva Award Acts: With Notes, and References to Decisions of the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims

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Little, Brown,, 1882 - 207 pages

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Page 13 - Provided, that such power to punish contempts shall not be construed to extend to 'any cases except the misbehavior of any person in their presence, or so near thereto as to obstruct the administration of justice...
Page 176 - In case [the Tribunal find that Great Britain has failed to fulfill any duty or duties as aforesaid, it may , if it think proper, proceed to award a sum in gross to be paid by Great Britain to the United States for all the claims referred to it...
Page 115 - ... at the pleasure of the United States after ten years from the date of their issue, and...
Page 176 - In case the Tribunal finds that Great Britain has failed to fulfil any duty or duties as aforesaid, and does not award a sum in gross, the High Contracting Parties agree that a Board of Assessors shall be appointed to ascertain and determine what claims are valid, and what amount or amounts shall be paid by Great Britain to the United States...
Page 28 - We do not say that under no circumstances can the Crown be a trustee ; we do not even say that under no circumstances can the Crown be an agent ; but it seems clear to us that in all that relates to the making and performance of a treaty with another sovereign the Crown is not, and cannot be, either a trustee or an agent for any subject whatever.
Page 53 - And whereas prospective earnings cannot properly be made the subject of compensation, inasmuch as they depend in their nature upon future and uncertain contingencies...
Page 1 - An act for the creation of a court for the adjudication and disposition of certain moneys received into the Treasury under an award made by the tribunal of arbitration constituted by virtue of the first article of the treaty concluded at Washington the 8th of May, AD 1871, between the United States of America and the Queen of Great Britain...
Page 3 - They shall investigate and decide upon such claims in such order and in such manner as they may think proper, but upon such evidence or information only as shall be furnished by or on behalf of their respective governments. They shall...
Page 180 - THIS BOND Is Issued In accordance with the provisions of an Act of Congress entitled " An Act to authorize the refunding of the National Debt...
Page 117 - In the trial of actions at law, the courts of the United States may, on motion and due notice thereof, require the parties to produce books or writings in their possession or power, which contain evidence pertinent to the issue, in cases and under circumstances where they might be compelled to produce the same by the ordinary rules of proceeding in chancery.

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